Elizabeth Lee Gilbert
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Elizabeth Lee Gilbert, 57, Ozark, MO, formerly of Nevada, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013 in Springfield, MO. She was born February 1, 1956 in Osceola, MO to Lee and Wanda R. (Cross) Gilbert.
Elizabeth was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1974. She graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City and also Penn State University with a degree in Education and Nuclear Engineering. Following college she lived in California, MO, where she taught chemistry and physics at the California High School until her retirement in 2010. She has resided the past two years in Ozark, MO. She loved to fly with her father and was a wonderful artist.
Survivors include her mother, Wanda Gilbert, Springfield, MO; sister, Stephanie Gilbert, Lebanon, MO; one nephew, Brian Riedy and his wife, Kristin of Springfield; her niece, Jennifer Riedy, Blue Springs, MO; great-nephew, Davis Riedy, and two great-nieces, Paige Riedy and Hanna Riedy. She was preceded in death by her father Lee Gilbert and one sister, Phyllis Ann Gilbert.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2013 at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO, with Rev. Bill Platt officiating. Private committal will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, MO.
Those who wish may contribute in her memory to the
c/o Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, MO, 64772.
You may view obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772
Published in the News-Leader on Dec. 25, 2013