Anna Elizabeth DETRING

September 18, 1924 ~ October 9, 2011

Mrs. Anna E. 'Gibson' Detring passed away Sunday evening, October 9, 2011, at the Baisch Nursing Center, in DeSoto, MO., at the age of 87 years and 21 days. Anna was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Elvins & was the daughter of Jewell Gibson & Elsie 'Montgomery' Gibson. Also preceding-in-death were: her husband, Edgar Anthony Detring (2007); a sister, Ruby Matthews; a brother, Alvin Gibson & a granddaughter, Donna Wilkerson.

Anna was retired from Farmington Community Hospital and a member of Farmington Christian Church - Disciples of Christ.
Survivors Include: 3 Daughters - Kathyrn Swim, of High Ridge, MO; Aldean 'Mrs. Don' Wilkerson, of Festus, MO & Marie 'Mrs. Ken' Gross, of DeSoto, MO. 2 Sons - Eugene (& Wanda) Horton, of Fenton, MO & Marvin (& Betty) Horton, of Desloge, MO. 2 Step-sons: Larry (& Debbie) Detring, of Cleveland, TN & Ron Detring, of Bentonville, AR. 1 Sister, Joyce Merkle, of Lebanon, MO. 2 Brothers: Lanny (& June) Gibson, of Lansing, MI & David Gibson, of St. Louis. Also surviving are: 10 Grandchildren; Several Great-Grandchildren; Several Great, Great-Grandchildren; 4 Step-Grandchildren & 4 Step, Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation : Tuesday, 4:30 - 8:00 p.m. Visitation resumes, Wednesday @ 6:30 a.m.
Funeral : Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., October 12, 2011,
at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Dale Berck officiating.
Interment : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington
Memorials to : * Farmington Christian Church - Visual Fund &/or * Donor's Choice

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  1. We were both very saddened to hear the news of Grandma Detring's passing. Regrettably we are unable to be at the funeral to say our goodbyes and pay our respects. Grandma will be in our thoughts and prayers. Our condolences to everyone in our extended family. Love Aaron, Alison, Felicity & Eli

  2. We are both very sorry for your loss. Though unable to be there in person, we send our simpathies and condolences for this wonderful woman.

  3. Am I sorry for your loss. I worked with Ann at Parkland (Farmington Community Hospital) for many years. Ann was always happy and pleasant to be around. I remember when she retired or moved then came back to work again for a while. I was happy to see her again. God Bless.

  4. We are so very sorry for your loss. Memories are precious gifts that visit us at times like this. We remember your mom with warm affection. She was one of our moms. Hugs and love to your family at this sad time. Terry & Nancy Middleton

  5. I worked with your Mother for many years and now have a lot of wonderful memories of her and how much she smiled as she worked. My sympathy and prayers to all of your family in this time of sadness.

  6. My sympathies to the family. I have some wonderful memories of Ann and Edgar and the rest of the family I treasure to this day. May God Bless each and every one of you….thinking of you all.

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