Sophronia M. Shirley Tomblin


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          The funeral of Sophronia M. Tomblin, 82, of Gibson City, who died Thursday, 12-26-1985 at Gibson Manor Nursing Home, Gibson City, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City, the Rev. Gregory White officiating.  Burial will be in Drummer Twp. Cemetery, Gibson City, Ford County, Il.  Visitation will be from 4 - 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.  She was born 11-28-1903 in Hamilton County, Il., a daughter of Frank and Augusta Grady Shirley.  She married Leonard D. Tomblin 7-29-1918 in Champaign County.  He died 1-3-1978.  Survivors include two daughters, Mildred Davis, Gibson City, and Mary Ellen McMahon, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; four sisters, Ada Crowe, Detroit Michigan; Minnie Parker, Champaign; Irene Little, Hoopeston; and Lois Price, Tolono; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, two brothers and one sister.  Mrs. Tomblin, a 47-year-resident of Gibson City was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Gibson City.

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