Deborah L. Bibens

Deborah Louise Bibens, age 67, Joplin, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Mercy of Joplin.

Deborah was born July 23, 1954 in Lenexa, Kansas, daughter of the late Jackie Leonard Kribbs and Audrey Louise (Midyett) Kribbs.  She graduated from Central High School in St. Joseph, Missouri, and married Harry Andrew Bibens on July 2, 1974.  She moved to Joplin in 1972 where she attended Missouri Southern State College, and she retired from Schreiber Cheese of Carthage.  She was devoted to her family and will be greatly missed by many.

In addition to her parents, Deborah was preceded in death by a sister, Kim Collette Brock.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Andy Bibens; sisters, Cheri Lynn Kruse (Terry) of Denver, Colorado, Susan Beth Kribbs (Wyatt Mueller) of Dallas, Texas, and Leslie Renae Wheeler (William) of Joplin; a brother, Jimmy Blaine Kribbs (Rhonda) of Corpus Christi, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.

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