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Betty E. Gilbert

May 14, 1927 — December 1, 2020

Betty E. Gilbert, 93, of Middletown, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Otterbein-Lebanon Senior Life. She was born in Middletown on May 14, 1927 to parents, William and Ruth (Kinser) Eck.

Betty grew up on the family farm in West Middletown. She was a licensed pilot and during World War II she worked for Aeronca. Following that she dedicated her time to making a loving home for her family.

Mrs. Gilbert is survived by her daughters, Lisa (Kelvin) Robertson & Rebecca Griffith; sisters, Mildred Downing, Shirley Downs, Elenor Proesch, Sue Capozzi & Phyllis Richmond; grandchildren, Christopher Griffith, Nicole (Danny) Hoffman, Collin Robertson & Sierra (Jeremy) Combs; and many loving nieces, nephews & cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett James Gilbert; parents; sister, Martha Wilson; and brothers, Jean, Tommy, Billy, Jerry & Jack Eck.

Prayer Service will be Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 11:00 am at Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd (at Bonita Dr.) Middletown with Father John Civille officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the funeral home. Masks are required for those attending. Burial will be at Miltonville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein Lebanon Benevolent Fund, 580 N. State Route 741, Lebanon, OH 45036 - OR - Angel Paws, 11341 Grooms Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242.

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Visitation

Saturday, December 5, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home

3805 Roosevelt Boulevard, Middletown, OH 45044

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Prayer Service

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home

3805 Roosevelt Boulevard, Middletown, OH 45044

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Burial

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