Saturday, June 2, 2012

Angela Marie “Angie” (Hall) Gibson 1974-2011

Angela Marie “Angie” Gibson, passed away Friday, October 14, 2011, near the community of Sleeper, Missouri in Laclede County, at the age of 37 years, 1 month and 3 days.

One of three children and the only daughter of the union of Frank E. Hall and Anne (Stewart) Hall Cooper, Angie was born September 11, 1974 in Pekin, Illinois.

Angie grew up and attended school in Pekin, before moving to the Laquey, Missouri area where she graduated from Laquey High School, Class of 1992. As a child she enjoyed taking family vacations to Missouri; spending much time at Barlow’s Ford River floating and laying in the sun tanning.

For the last six years, Angie worked as a housekeeper for the lodging department on Ft. Leonard Wood. Angie loved watching her son Logan play soccer and listening to her son Billy’s music.

Angie accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized when she was a young girl. In recent years, she re-dedicated her life and became a member of Buckhorn Baptist Church. Angie loved the Lord and her church family very much. It was extremely important to Angie that Billy and Logan have a relationship with the Lord and attend church.

Angie will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her sons: Billy Joe Gibson and Logan Wade Gibson both of the home; the boys’ father: Tracy Gibson of Laquey; Angie’s parents: Frank Hall (Valerie) of North Pekin, Illinois and Anne Cooper (Thomas) of Laquey; Angie’s beloved companion: Earl Crossland; grandmother: Mavis Stewart of North Pekin, Illinois; two brothers: David of North Pekin, Illinois and Frank F. Hall, II (Yalonda) of Pekin, Illinois. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Angie was preceded in death by grandparents: Winfield “Buster” Stewart, Frank Hall and Helen Whitty and two uncles: Johnny Stewart and Mike Hall.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2011 in the Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert with Rev. Larry Atkins and Zandy Vandall officiating. Angie’s son, Billy Joe Gibson, played a beautiful song on his guitar. The songs “My Heart Will Go On”, “Sissy’s Song” and “Marvelous Light” were played. Serving as escorts were David Hall, Mark, Collin, Troy, Jason and Jimmy Stewart, Randy Crossland, Larry and Austin Hunter, Jason Beauchamp, James and John Smith, Earl Crossland, Tracy Gibson and Shane Stewart.

Burial followed in the Idumea Cemetery of Laquey, Missouri. Services were under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Angie Crossland and can be left at the funeral home.

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