Carla R. Gibbons
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Carla R. Gibbons, 38, of Decatur, died at 2:39 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2013, at her residence.

Celebration of Life service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the Reed Funeral Home, 1112 S. Hamilton St., Sullivan, Ill., with Pastor Charley Bennett officiating.

The visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, in the Stewardson Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the children.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

She was born Dec, 22, 1974, in Dalton, Ga., the daughter of Marvin Clynn and June Jenkins Ledford.

She had been the activity director for the Odd Fellows-Rebekah Home in Mattoon and was a supervisor for Jacobson Manufacturing in Decatur. She enjoyed playing the piano, fishing, loved all animals and was an excellent cook. She had been an excellent tumbler in school and enjoyed it very much.

Survivors include her daughters: Brittany (Tom) Fehrenbacher of Effingham, Hannah Underwood and fiancé, James, of Stewardson; twin sons: Preston and Patrick Underwood of Decatur; mother, June Ledford of Cleveland; sister, Krystal (Brian) Beck of Shelbyville; children’s grandparents: Donnie and Joan Gibbons of Bethany; and grandchildren: Haley Fehrenbacher and Mason Overbeck.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She loved her children and grandchildren very much.