Kibby, Wanda Marie -
Bolivar - Wanda Kibby, age 87 of Bolivar, MO, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021, in her home. She was born February 26, 1934. She was united in marriage to Elvin Kibby August 27, 1954, and to this union two children were born. She was saved at the age of 22 years at Rural Hill Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Walnut Ridge Missionary Baptist Church until her death.
Wanda loved children and helped raise, watch, and babysit many of the neighborhood children as well as her own grandchildren. Taking care of her garden, raising chickens, rabbits, and Yorkie puppies were some of her many hobbies she loved to do.
She is preceded in death by her parents Gus and Beulah Viles; her husband Elvin Kibby; her son Edgar Kibby; a sister Norma Jean Biglinny; step father Arl Dean; and three brothers in-law: Jr. Choate, Eddie Simms, and Jack Coffman.
Wanda is survived by her daughter Keitha Horn and her husband Mark of Bolivar, MO; 12 grandchildren: Matthew, Savannah, Jason, Kelsie, Angelica, Crystal, Melissa, Eric, Keisha, Chris, Adele, Trisha; 20 great grandchildren; a daughter in-law Pat Kibby of West Plains, MO; two sisters: Rose Simms of Republic, MO, and Virginia Coffman of Kansas City, KS; a sister in-law Delcie Choate of Halfway, MO; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Pitts Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, March 11, 2021, in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Slagle Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be made to either: Walnut Ridge (Van Church) Missionary Baptist Church, or the Slagle Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.
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316 E. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613