Mrs. Gabbert was born Feb. 20, 1942, to Wilburn William and Kathleen Harriett (Scott) Palmer. She married James Gabbert in Troy on June 8, 1959, and was a member of Bible Baptist Church. She was a retired cashier at H-E-B and enjoyed sewing, reading and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Harold Palmer.
Survivors include her husband, James Gabbert of Beeville; three daughters, Donna (Freddy) Losak of Waco, Jimmie Yvonne Gabbert of Austin and Mary Kathleen (David) Smith of Beeville; a son, Ryan James (Jana) Gabbert of Beeville; two sisters, Carolyn (Bill) Webb of Greenbriar, Ark., and Connie (Melvin) Koenig of Temple; two brothers, Wayne Palmer of South Carolina and Robert (Jenna) Palmer of Temple; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral service was conducted there at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon with Pastor Dywane Burrell officiating. Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home