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Vera Evelyn Gilbert (Richard)

February 6, 1936 - July 4, 2012

At this time no formal services are planned.

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Vera Evelyn Gilbert, 76, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday at her home. She was born in Arnett, Oklahoma to Roy Rolla and Elsie Evelyn (Gray) Richard.

She was raised in Harmon, Oklahoma. In 1955, she married Gerald R. Bruce in California. They were later divorced.

Vera married Robert Gilbert in Bakersfield, California in 1968 and moved to Sweet Home in 1971.

Vera loved gardening, quilting, basketry, bookbinding, ceramics and poetry. She enjoyed traveling. She loved her kitties. She really enjoyed helping people and was very generous. Her friendships were very important to her.

Survived by: her daughter, Barb Lanz of Sweet Home; son, Roy (Patty) Bruce of Salem; brother, Gordon Richard of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Travis and Tyler Lanz and Kerri and James Bruce; and twin great grandsons, Gage and Dakota Lanz.

Preceded by sisters, Jean Moore and Burma Richard.

At this time no formal services are planned.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.