Jane Beryl Gipson, a longtime resident of Shady Cove, Ore., died Monday, September 20, 2010, at Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Hutchinson, Minn., on August 2, 1937, Jane grew up in San Diego and lived in San Jose, Calif., where she and her husband Donald Gipson (deceased) raised their three children.
Jane worked at Hewlett-Packard for 13 years and then retired to Shady Cove, Ore., to be near her father, Lloyd Pullen (deceased). She was a proud and very active member in her community as well as an active member of The Society of Mayflower Descendants, Daughters of the American Revolution and Eastern Star organizations, where she held several positions throughout her membership.
Jane is survived by her two sons, David (Michelle) and Mark (Rebeca); three grandchildren, Alina (Joe) Baudette, Elise (Corey) Wharton, Robert Gipson; and two great-grandchildren, Alexander and Alana Wharton.
A funeral service is to be held at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home and Crematory in Ashland, Ore, on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. A burial service will be held at the Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland, OR, across the street from the funeral home following the funeral service. A Reception will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood Dr, Medford, OR, 97504.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood Dr, Medford OR 97504 or Upper Rogue Community Center P.O. Box 216, Shady Cove, OR, 97539.