Betty Gilbert

By Staff, 03/1/18 1:05 PM

Betty Gilbert, 87, of Texarkana, AR passed away Wednesday,

 February 28, 2018, in Texarkana, TX.


Mrs. Gilbert was born June 20, 1930 in Washington, AR,

to Earl and Nethia Pruitt Murphy.


Mrs. Gilbert was a housewife, a member of Harvest Baptist Church,

loved flowers, gardening, and bird watching.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband James Billy Gilbert, a son James Nannie, sisters Virginia Lively and Wanda Dyer; and brothers John and Paul Murphy.


Survivors are three daughters: Willie House (Larry) of Hope, Betty Nannie of Bauxite, AR,

and Billie Sue McRoy (William) of Genoa, AR; grandchildren Billie Tidwell (Ronny) of Hope,

and Doug McRoy of Genoa, AR; great grandsons Zach Adams and Shelton Tidwell, two

great great granddaughters; sister Lucille Dixon of Hope, and numerous nephews and nieces.


Visitation will be 10:00 – 11:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Herndon Fuqua Funeral Home in Hope, AR with graveside services following at 11:30 in Holly Grove Cemetery, DeAnn, AR with Bro. Larry Brown officiating, under the direction of Herndon Fuqua Funeral Home of Hope.



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