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Elvis Gibbar

Monday, December 24, 2001

THOMASVILLE, N.C. - Elvis Joseph Gibbar, 78, died Dec. 21, 2001, at Sun Bridge of the Triad nursing home in High Point.

Born May 23, 1923, at Lithium, Mo., son of Lemie and Lorene Henderson Gibbar, he was employed as a forklift operator for Motorola and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was a member of the New Grace Baptist Church in Thomasville.

On Oct. 2, 1945, in Harrisburg, Ill., he married Dorothy Marie Nichols who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one daughter, Valerie Hilligas of High Point, N.C.; six brothers, Kenny Gibbar of Jackson, Mo., George Gibbar of Crystal City, Mo., Lemie Gibbar and Ray Gibbar of Scott City, Mo., Mike Gibbar of Commerce, Mo., and Leon Gibbar of McClure, Ill; three sisters, Dolores Gibbar, Margaret Hagan and Mary Swan of Cape Girardeau; and three granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and his stepmother.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Ron Mason officiating.

Burial will follow in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City.