Betty L. Gabbard

Betty L. Gabbard

Betty L. Gabbard, 88, died peacefully, Sat., Aug. 3, 2013, at Major Hospital in Shelbyville. She was born Aug. 3, 1925, to Albert and Ina Watson in Connersville, Ind.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret (Steve) McMichael of Greenfield; son, Robert (Jeannie) Gabbard of Shelbyville;  three grandchildren; three sisters, Martha, Mary Jo and Linda; and one brother, David.

Mrs. Gabbard was preceded in death by her husband, James Gabbard; her parents; two sisters, Delores and Alberta; and a brother, Bud.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Sat., Aug. 10, 2013, at Arlington East Hill Cemetery.

Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515.

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