Evelyn Louise Gilbert, a resident of Sulphur was born July 11, 1922 in DeKalb, Texas to Ira and Lou (Grant) Johnson. She passed away Friday August 17, 2012 at Sulphur, Oklahoma at the age of 90 years 1 month and 6 days. Evelyn grew up in Texas before marrying Delbert J. Gilbert on June 13, 1942 and moving to the Sulphur area. While living in Sulphur, she worked as a houseparent at O.S.D. until her retirement. She and her husband also owned a grocery store in the Nebo area. Evelyn was a member of the Vinita Avenue Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband: Delbert Gilbert on April 4, 1998; her parents; a son: Freddie Gilbert; 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
Survived by her daughter & son-in-law: Debbie & Greg Lindell of Sulphur, Ok. son & daughter-in-law: Mickey & Jean Ann Gilbert of Sulphur, Ok. her daughter-in-law: Margaret Gilbert of Odessa,Texas 4 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Services: 11:00AM Tuesday August 21 at the Vinita Ave. Church of Christ with Scott Hoover officiating. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Austin Kirkpatrick, Heath Gilbert, Alex Kirkpatrick, Rusty Gilbert, Jim Beaver, Pat Howe.
Arrangements by DeArman's Clagg Funeral Home.