Ann WallaceOctober 16, 2017 ~ October 16, 2017
Eva Ann Wallace, 79, of Golden Good Shepherd Home, formerly of Camp Point and Paloma, died at 7:50 p.m. Monday, October 16, 2017 at the home.
Born January 17, 1938, in Quincy, Ann was a daughter of John and Loretta Morton Hibbert. She married Don B. Wallace December 4, 1960, in the Paloma United Methodist Church. He survives.
She attended Paloma and Coatsburg grade schools and graduated from Central High School in Camp Point in 1955.
After high school graduation, she was employed at Moorman Manufacturing Company in Quincy for 18 years. Later she was a bookkeeper for Eicken Implement Company in Golden then Gunn Construction Company in Camp Point.
Ann was a member of the Golden Good Shepherd Home Auxiliary for 20 years, helping with the Annual Style Show, Fall Rummage Sale-Bake Sale and creating and maintaining the flower gardens.
She enjoyed many projects in the community and the Paloma United Methodist Church where she was a lifetime member. Refinishing the oak pews in the Church the Spring and Summer of 1990 and restoring the interior of the church parsonage in 2002 were very special projects. The pew restoration in memory of her brother, Curtis J. Hibbert.
Ann served on the Administrative Board of the Paloma United Methodist Church and was Church Historian and Membership.
She was a Director on the Paloma Community Club Board. In 2005 her project was clearing the West Side of the Paloma Park. In March of 2007, Don, Ann, Ron Husemann, and others in the community met to plan the Veterans Memorial in the Paloma Park with dedication during the 50th Anniversary of the Paloma Fiesta. Since 2007 over 500 granite stones have been placed to honor veterans. Each year during the Memorial Day Service more veterans are honored.
Survivors include her husband, Don; her sister, Jean Jeffrey, Monroe City, MO.; two brothers, Carlton Hibbert (Judy), Des Plaines, IL., and John Hibbert (Janice), Quincy; 20 nieces and nephews and several great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Carson and Curtis Hibbert.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Paloma United Methodist Church by Rev. Josh Dittmer. Burial will follow at the Paloma Cemetery, Paloma.
Visitation will be held Thursday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the Paloma United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Paloma United Methodist Church or the Paloma Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling the arrangements.