MADISON-Shirley Jean Gibbon, age 86, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at home.
She was born on Feb. 26, 1931, in Madison, the daughter of Arthur Johnson and Cecilia (Eggers) Johnson.
Shirley was very artistic in three-dimensional media; she was a wonderful carver, sculptor, jewelry maker and silversmith. Shirley was a great mother and homemaker, helping to support her former husband on ranches in Colorado. She loved the Colorado Mountains and her time living there.
Shirley is survived by her son; son, Cleve (Beth) Gibbon; nieces, Tammy Johnson, Heather (Mike) Kugel, Christine (Jay), Rebecca (Steven); sister-in-law, Elizabeth Gibbon; nephew, Nathaniel (Sara) Gibbon; and grandchildren, Courtney (Jake), and Alyssa. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Morey Johnson