Geneva Gibbs, Mark Alan Wheatley

Geneva Gibbs

Geneva Gibbs of Vincennes went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 4, 2020 at her residence after a long illness.

Geneva Gibbs

Geneva Gibbs

As a young woman she sang in a gospel quartet, taught children in Sunday School and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She retired after many years of service as officer and treasurer of the Vincennes Savings and Loan Bank. She was a member of the ABWA, belonged to Eastern Star and was an officer of the White Shrine. She will be missed, those that knew her said she made a difference in their lives.

I would like to say to my beloved mom, until we meet again, I was blessed to have you as my mom. As sad as this Mother’s Day will be for me, should the heavens celebrate in any way you will get to see your mom on Mother’s Day whom you haven’t seen in many years. We would also like to thank Jason of Southern Care Hospice, caregivers, Pam, Peggy, Patty, Cindy and Jack.

Survivors include her daughter, Billie Glenda Janise and her husband, Jerry; her granddaughter, Jessica Welborn; her great-granddaughter, Alicen; a sister, Naida Disney and her husband, Don, of Peoria, Illinois; sisters-in-law Virginia Potter and Cara Lou Potter of Harrisburg, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

Geneva was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Gibbs; her parents, Rev. Willie Potter and Helen Potter; and her brothers, Billie Gene, Dennis, Jack, and Bud Potter.

She will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Glen, during a graveside service, conducted by Rev. Jeff Stratton at 11 a.m. CDT on Thursday at Sunset Lawn Cemetery, in Harrisburg.

Mark Alan Wheatley

Mark Alan “Si” Wheatley, 56, of Vincennes, died on Saturday, May 2, 2020.

He was a mechanic and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include his sisters, Cindy Arthur, Cathy Speth and Carol Lane; and his brothers, John Wheatley and Jim Wheatley.

Services will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be sent to the funeral home to assist with his expenses of his last illness. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist Mark’s family during their time of loss.


Malcolm Edward “Mac” Dubbs Jr., 72, of Vincennes, died on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Arrangements are pending at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home in Vincennes.


Jones, Mark Taylor, died May 1. Memorials: American Cancer Society. Condolences:

Parker, Donna Jean, died May 1. Services: 11 a.m. on Thursday at Plainville Cemetery; a live Facebook feed will be available. Condolences:

Varns, George Weinman, died May 1. A Facebook page has been established in his name should any friends and family wish to share special memories. Memorials: Merom Camps and Retreat Center through St. Johns United Church of Christ.

Young, Dorothy D., died May 3. Services: 11 a.m. today at the Merom Cemetery.


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