Gwen passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at her home in Plainwell.
She was born March 2, 1950 in Plainwell, the daughter of Cecil and MaryAnne (Ransbottom) Root. Gwen owned and operated Digby Chips with her husband and was a hostess at Judy’s Restaurant for many years. In her free time she enjoyed attending her breast cancer support group, watching Young and the Restless, going to the casino, collecting coca cola memorabilia and shopping. Gwen had the biggest heart and loved her many grandchildren very much. In June 2000 she married Larry Digby who survives.
Also surviving are her children, Tammy Knight, Tina Gonzales, Tony (Alisha) Knight and Becky (Jeff) Stice; 22 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 2 sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Arnold Digby, 2 sisters and 3 brothers.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
Friends may visit with Gwen’s family starting at 2:oo P.M., Sunday, October 24, 2021 at the Masonic Temple in Otsego.
Contributions in memory of Gwen may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.