Kathleen A. Gifford, 64, was born in Kansas City, Mio., on Jan. 9, 1949. Her parents were Clarence and Inez Johnson.

Kathy died at Sonoma Valley Hospital on Nov. 17, 2013, due to a severe illness. She has been a resident of Sonoma Valley since 1985.

Kathy is survived by her husband, Earle Gifford, also a resident of Sonoma Valley; and an older sister and younger brother, both living in the Midwest.

A memorial for Kathleen A. Gifford will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 615 Fifth St. W., on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.