PHOENIX Gladys Austerman (Gibbins) of Phoenix, Ariz. passed away on her 75th birthday, Sept. 20, 2012 after a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born in Sherrill to Cecil and Alma Gibbins, and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. in 1955. She is predeceased by her parents and her brother Raymond Gibbins. She is survived by her devoted husband of 56 years, Marvin; son Rusty (Deborah); daughter Sherri; grandson Jacob Ward; sisters Joyce Weaver, Margie Rush, and Janice Michau, and many beloved nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Glendale, Ariz. at the West Resthaven Funeral Home on Sat. Sept. 29.

PHOENIX Gladys Austerman (Gibbins) of Phoenix, Ariz. passed away on her 75th birthday, Sept. 20, 2012 after a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born in Sherrill to Cecil and Alma Gibbins, and moved to Phoenix, Ariz. in 1955. She is predeceased by her parents and her brother Raymond Gibbins. She is survived by her devoted husband of 56 years, Marvin; son Rusty (Deborah); daughter Sherri; grandson Jacob Ward; sisters Joyce Weaver, Margie Rush, and Janice Michau, and many beloved nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Glendale, Ariz. at the West Resthaven Funeral Home on Sat. Sept. 29.