Joann C. Hibbs
SPRINGFIELD – Joann C. Hibbs, 69, a resident of Springfield for most of her life, died at 3:27 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at her home.
She was born July 31, 1938, in Springfield, the daughter of Robert E. and Euphemia Carr Morlee. Her father and a daughter, Cathy Hibbs, preceded her in death.
She retired from Illinois Bell/Ameritech Telephone Co. after more than 30 years of service. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, pets, flowers and NASCAR racing and was a world traveler. She liked being outside.
Surviving are a son, Douglas Hibbs of Springfield; mother, Euphemia Morlee of Springfield; two brothers, Robert J. (wife, Mary Jo) Morlee of Petersburg and David E. Morlee of Springfield; an aunt, Stella Davidson of Springfield; two nieces; a nephew; and several cousins.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home, with Pastor Clint Cook officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ALS Foundation or Memorial Home Hospice.