Marilyn Gibas

Marilyn Gibas, 79, of Newell, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021.
Born in East Liverpool, Ohio on June 26, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Grace (Frampton) Gibas. She is also survived by many family and friends.
Marilyn taught for three years at the East Liverpool City Nursing School. She moved in 1973 to Muncie, Ind., where she taught nursing and was an associated Professor for 30years at Ball State University She belonged to The American Nursing Association, American Rehabilitation Nurses Association, American Associate Counseling and Development National Rehabilitation Association.
Marilyn also served on the Board of Easter Seals Camp, Isanogel Hillcroft Developmental Center. She was also a devoted member of the Newell Lions Club. Marilyn was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Chester, WV.
After a courageous battle with cancer, Marilyn received her heavenly reward. Marilyn with her heart of gold and always willing to help someone when they needed it. She will be deeply missed by her bonus children Lisa Cox and Brian Peters. Her wish was to return to her childhood home for her last days. Thank you Lisa Cox for making that wish come true and being by her side till the end. Special thanks to her caregivers that was with her all the time Keisha and Allison Edmund and Jennifer McComas your care, devotion and love for Marilyn will never be forgotten. Also thank you to Ohio Valley Hospice for your dedicated staff and services.
Arrangements were handled by the Nixon Funeral Home, Newell, WV.