Sybil Agnes Pease, 93, of North Platte, NE, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at her home in North Platte.
Sybil was born July 27, 1918 at Little Rock, AR, to Benjamin Harrison and Mary Elizabeth White Magoon. She grew up in Tucson, AZ, and Washington, D.C., and returned to Little Rock where she graduated in 1937. She worked for the Works Progress Association.
On June 4, 1941 Sybil married Cecil James Pease at Little Rock, AR. They moved to North Platte in 1941 and owned S & C Clothing at 8th and Jeffers and in 1968 they moved to the south side and had the PX Clothing store. Cecil passed away on June 11, 1984. In 1992 Sybil moved in with her daughter.
Sybil was a member of Bethel Evangelical Free Church, a past member of Blue Star Army Mothers and Spanish Auxiliary until they disbanded. She also was a RSVP - volunteer at Great Plains Regional Medical Center and at the Craft State Offices.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Johnson, of North Platte; five grandchildren, Tia and husband, David Mentzer, Kimmie and husband, Brian Spotts, Teresa and husband, Dan Philbin, Robert J., Jr. and wife, Kim Pease and Penny and husband, Bob Thomas; ten great-grandchildren, James Paul and wife, Katie Thomas, Alicia Thomas, Leeann Thomas, Patricia Philbin, Taylor Pease, Bradley Pease, Samantha Pease, Heather and husband, Eric Wright, Amanda Kendall and Fiance, Chris Prochaska and Roger James Johnson; five great great grandchildren, Jordyn Wright, Payten Wright, Gracie Prochaska, Jason Beetem and Sadie Thomas.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Robert J. Pease.
Funeral service was Monday, August 22, 2011 at Bethel Evangelical Free Church with Pastor Matthew Stephens officiating. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery south of Maxwell, NE. Online condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com and Odean Colonial Chapel At C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.