Flora Daily News Record
May 19 1940
Death: May 11 1940
John Oliver Tibbs, son of James N. and Grace J. Tibbs was born near Johnsonville, IL, Sept 19, 1869 and died at the age of 70 years, seven months and 23 days. He grew to manhood in the community of his birth. He was united in marriage with Cynthia Weaver in April, 1892. To this union were born three daughters, two having preceded him in death. In later years was united in marriage with Eva Edens of Clay City. This union was blessed with two daughters and two sons, Cecil of Vincennes, IN, Celia of Albion, IL, Pearl Edith of Detroit and Glen of Flora. One daughter, Lucille, preceded him in death. He is survived by one brother, Charles of Rinard. He confessed his faith in Christ in early manhood and lived faithfully until death. He was always a loving husband and father.
Contributed 30 Jul 2005 by Marilynn Howard