Connie Faye Wilcox Gibson, 76 of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Ratliff Care Center.

She was born April 11, 1943 in Columbus, Kansas, daughter of Homer Carl and Bonnie Faye Crain Wilcox.  

Connie graduated from Columbus, Kansas High School in 1960.  She was a cosmetologist and worked for the Boeing Corporation in Wichita, Kansas.

She moved from Kansas to Cape Girardeau in 2001 to be closer to family and to receive nursing care.  She was fortunate to have extraordinary experiences at Cape Town and for the past seven years, Ratliff Care Center.  The Ratliff Care Center staff became her second family, and the Gibson/Taylor/Jordan families will be forever grateful for the stellar care, love and compassion they gave our loved one.

Connie is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Troy & Sandra West Gibson; granddaughter, Caylin; sister, Carolyn Wilcox Taylor; niece, Carla [Dr. Steve] Jordan; as well as many friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and beloved nephew, Brian Ray Taylor.  

A Memorial Celebration of Connie’s life will be held later in the summer in Columbus, Kansas. 

Cremation rites have been accorded. Crain Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.

The family would also like to thank the congregants of Abbey Road Christian Church for years of loving visitation and support. Connie treasured your visits and prayers.

Memorial contributions are requested to:  First Christian Church, 128 West Elm St., Columbus, KS 66725; or Abbey Road Christian Church, 2411 Abbey Rd., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

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