Rowena Mae Gibbons was born September 1, 1960, in Claremore, Okla., to William “Billy” Gerald Gibbons and Rose Marie Brown. Rowena, 59, of Chadron, Neb., made her journey to the Spirit World on March 20, 2020, in Lincoln.
Rowena is survived by her daughters, Maria Jose Gibbons, Michelle A. Coomes and Shonna Rae Gibbons; siblings, Dana, Billie, Kathy and Belinda; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Rowena was preceded in death by her parents, William Gerald Gibbons and Rose Marie Brown; brother, Scott Alan Gibbons; granddaughter, Danneyah Rose Ruiz; uncles, Pat, Jerry and Clement; aunt, Agnes Tyon and many other aunts and uncles; grandparents, Fred Brown and Leona Fair; and nephews, Alan Jacoba and Baby Michael. Pallbearers will be Treyton Gibbons, Dasyn Easton, Drake Gibbons, Vadom Coomes, Bryan Easton, Chris Coomes, and Colton Gibbons.
Honorary pallbearers will be Kasyah Ayce Clements, All Her Bowling Team Members, All Nieces, Nephews, Friends, and Family.
Wake Services: One night wake starting at 4:00 PM, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Michelle and Chris Coomes Residence located at 203 ½ Sprague Street in Rushville, NE with evening services starting at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Michelle and Chris Coomes Residence located at 203 ½ Sprague Street in Rushville, NE.
Officiating: Mr. Fred Wellnitz
Traditional Lakota Services: To Be Announced
Burial Services: To Be Held At A Later Date
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD