Leora M. (Hill) Gibson, 83, a Chester area farmwife who enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, cooking, watching/feeding birds and traveling, died of natural causes July 4, 2009, at her daughter’s home in Billings.
Public viewing will be in the afternoon Thursday and all day Friday at the Rockman Funeral Chapel in Chester. Graveside services with burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Chester Cemetery. A reception will follow at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Chester. Survivors are two chi l d ren, C a r o l y n ( J o h n ) Col l i s of B i l l i n g s and Gary ( A n n a ) Gibson of Las Vegas, N.V.; three grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Teddy Gibson, in 1996.