Jill  Gibler
Sara Jill Gibler, 67, of Ottumwa died at 5:12 a.m. March 10, 2019 at Hospice House.
She was born June 1, 1951 in Brookfield, MO to Bobby Junior and Maudie Williams Ross. She was married to Jim Gibler for over 40 years.
A graduate of Brookfield High School in 1969, she worked as the office manager for 30 years at the Southern Iowa Mental Health Center.
She was a member of First Baptist Church where she was very involved with the youth group and as a Sunday school teacher. She also served on various leadership boards at church. Jill enjoyed spending time in Naples, FL.
Surviving is a daughter, Tracie Gibler of West Des Moines; a son, James Gibler of Ottumwa; a sister, Judy (Bill) Toops of Marceline, MO; along with several nieces, nephews and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a nephew, Steven Toops.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Ottumwa. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfield, MO.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.
Published on March 11, 2019


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