Our world just lost a big light in it .
Sweet Ann was one in a
Million with a personality that was contagious.
SACRAMENTO- Elizabeth Ann Gish, 53, was born on December 18, 1966 in Hopkins County. She lived in Sacramento until 2017 when she moved in with her sister, Debbie, in Princeton, IN. Ann passed away November 20, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh, IN. Ann was a special soul that loved life. She never met a stranger and had a smile that was infectious. Ann enjoyed listening to Johnny Cash and Elvis, purses, singing, rocking in her chair, getting her hair colored, and being around family and friends. After moving to Princeton IN, she became involved in the Arc of Southwest Indiana (GARC) which was an agency that assisted Ann during the day while Debbie worked. GARC took Ann on field trips to the zoo, weekly crafts, out to eat, dancing, and to the movies. Ann loved her GARC staff and friends. GARC became part of Ann’s family, they took excellent care of her over the past three years. Ann will forever be remebered for her love that she gave to all, her laughter, and joy she gave to so many. Ann is preceded in death by her parents, James B. Gish in 2006, and Elizabeth Allen Gish in 2017, and several aunts and uncles over the years. Ann is survived by her sisters, Trina (Rondall) Lyons; Debbie (Nathan) Bales; nephews, Justin Austin, Wesley Bales, and Jacob Bales; nieces, April Lyons, Maddie Bales; aunt, Carolyn Downey. Funeral services will be private. A celebration of life will be held in Kentucky and Indiana at a later date. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Arc of Southwest Indiana, P.O. Box 5, Princeton IN., in Ann’s honor. Online condolences can be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.
SACRAMENTO – Elizabeth Allen Gish, age 72 of Sacramento died Friday, January 20, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN. Ms. Gish was born June 2, 1944 in Hopkins County. She was a housekeeper for Regional Medical Center and a member of Sacramento United Methodist Church. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband James B. Gish, parents Alva and Kathyrn Allen, sister Faye Allen, brothers James Allen, George Allen and Bill Allen She is survived by her daughters Katrina (Rondall) Lyons and Ann Gish of Sacramento and Debbie (Nathan) Bales of Princeton, IN; grandchildren Justin Austin, April Lyons, Wesley Bales, Maddie Bales and Jacob Bales; brother Bob Allen of Madisonville and sister Betty Patterson of Maceo. Funeral services will be Monday, January 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM at Tucker Memorial Chapel in Sacramento with Bro. J.W. Haire officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, January 22, 2017 after 3 PM at the Funeral Home. Family request expressions of sympathy be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com