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Dorothy Mae Durbin

March 23, 1944 December 29, 2019
Dorothy Mae Durbin
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Obituary for Dorothy Mae Durbin

Dorothy M. Durbin, 75, of Brownstown, died at 12:25 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2020 at Liberty Christian Church, rural Brownstown with Jim Dann officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the church and for one hour prior to service time. Memorials may be made to Liberty Christian Church, Northside Christian Church, Liberty Cemetery or Missions Outreach Fund.
Gieseking Funeral Home, Brownstown is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dorothy Mae was born on Thursday, March 23, 1944 in Love County, Oklahoma to Todd and Dottie Mae (Acrea) Burkhart. She married Eddie Gibson in 1963 and they raised 4 children. She assisted her husband in his ministry along with Max Whited at Northside Christian Church, Vandalia, Bethany Christian Church, Brownstown, and St. James Christian Church, St. James. Eddie preceded her in death in 1999, she then married Jack Durbin on July 19, 2002 and helped raise his 2 youngest children and inherited 2 more sons. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church and led the Ladies Group bible study. Dorothy was a wife, mom, grandma, great grandma, secretary and song leader.

She is survived by her husband Jack of Brownstown; sons, Tony Gibson of Charlotte, North Carolina, Justin (Jessica) Durbin, Vandalia, Jeremy Durbin, Vandalia, and Chandler Durbin, Clay City; daughters, Terry (Ken) Baldridge, Centralia, Jan Gibson, Atlanta, Jill Gibson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Kenley (Brandon Owens) Durbin, Flora; 10 grandchildren, Kristine Sanders, Josh Gibson, Ryan and Renee Baldridge, Justin Jarvis, Kenneth, Kevin, Marcus, Robby and Abby Durbin; 5 great grandchildren; and many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and cousins.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, daughter-in-law Mary Ann Gibson and one great granddaughter, Hope Gibson; brothers, Kenneth (Irene) Burkhart, J.D. (Wootie) Burkhart, Glester (Gladys) Burkhart, and Donnie Ray (Mary) Burkhart; sisters, Pat Abney, Velma (Don) Murray, and Connie Burkhart.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

2

Jan

4:00 PM 1/2/2020 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/2/2020 8:00:00 PM
Liberty Christian Church

1593 E 2300th Avenue
Brownstown, IL 62418

And for one hour prior to service time at the church

Liberty Christian Church
1593 E 2300th Avenue Brownstown 62418 IL
United States

Service

Friday

3

Jan

10:00 AM 1/3/2020 10:00:00 AM
Liberty Christian Church

1593 E 2300th Avenue
Brownstown, IL 62418

And for one hour prior to service time at the church

Liberty Christian Church
1593 E 2300th Avenue Brownstown 62418 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Liberty Cemetery Final Resting Place

1593 E 2300 Ave
Brownstown, IL 62411

1593 E 2300 Ave Brownstown 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Northside Christian Church

1845 W Jackson Street
Vandalia, IL 62471

Liberty Cemetery

1593 E 2300 Ave,
Brownstown, IL 62418

Missions Outreach Fund

c/o Monterrey Christian Misson
902 Hutton Pl.
Ferguson, MO 63135

Liberty Christian Church

1593 E 2300th Avenue
Brownstown, IL 62418
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