Funeral services for Roberta Ann Gidney of Vernon, who died on May 28, 2014 in Wichita Falls, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Crowell. Interment will be held at Crowell Cemetery under the direction of Womack-Manard Funeral Home, Crowell.
Gidney was born on Jan.26, 1946 . She graduated from the School of the Ozarks with a Bachelor of Art in history. She taught history for two years in Kinmundy, Ill. She attended nursing school to obtain an LVN license. Years later, she received her RN degree. She worked at the Vernon State Hospital for 17 years as a nurse manager until she retired.
She is survived by her husband, Charlie Gidney of Vernon; two daughters, Tara Lea and Kimberly Denise; her son, James Auston; 10 grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Betty, Shirley, Jesse, Ronald, Kathryn, Jan and Camille.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Crowell.