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Blue Funeral Home (Marion)
Saturday February 17th, 2018

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Betty Gilbert

Herrin-Betty June Gilbert, 67, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home in Herrin. Betty was born on October 7, 1950 in Johnston City to Carl and Virginia (Robertson) Jarvis. She was an LPN at the VA Hospital for 17 years and a few area nursing homes. When her health started to fail, she enjoyed playing bingo. Betty was a member of Park Ave Church of God in Herrin. Survivors include: Daughter-Amber Burks and special friend Ronnie Evans Sisters-Carla Chamness of Herrin and Barbara and Kenneth Dale Malone of Marion Five nieces Four great nieces Two great nephews Two great great nieces One great great nephew She was preceded in death by her parents Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Micheal DuPriest Officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1pm until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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My deepest condolences to Betty' s family. I enjoyed working on the same ward together at VAMC. She was full of antics and hilarious bringing laughter to patients and staff was her special gift. Betty' s mom and my great grandmother were sisters and never knew it for a long time.

Patricia Felts- Umdenstock Feb 17 2018 5:24 AM

So sorry to hear about Betty's passing! I remember working with her at the V.A.

Linda Mayberry Feb 14 2018 12:58 AM

Amber, John and I are so sorry to hear that your mother has passed. May the Holy Spirit comfort you as only He can in the coming weeks and months.

Darla Shelby Feb 13 2018 8:40 AM

Momma it doesn't seem real,I know your in Heaven with Grandma I love you and miss you more every minute.Love your baby girl Amber.

Amber Burks Feb 12 2018 5:17 PM

I worked many years back in the good ole days at the VA. Nice lady. Condolences to her family.

David and Christy Roach Feb 12 2018 1:31 PM

My aunt bettifer will be very much so missed..I love you to the moon and back

Megan Feb 11 2018 1:00 AM