Dorothy (Patrick) Gilbert, 95, of Mountain View, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Stone County Medical Center. Dorothy was born on March 29, 1924 in Newnata, Arkansas to the late Walter and Alice (Trammell) Patrick. Dorothy was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Newnata, Arkansas. .. Dorothy was born during the Great Depression era, and her mother died of typhoid fever when she was 4. Her father went off to war leaving 8 children behind. She had many of stories of eating Chinquapins and wild fruits and berries. She remembered walking miles to school and taking her lunch in a lard bucket. Dottie was a giving person and always helped those in need. She was cheerful, quick with a smile and even a joke or two. Dorothy had a passion for quilting, and owned Dottie’s Antiques and was a wonderful homemaker for many years. She loved her family and friends, all of which will greatly miss her.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Faye Farris and husband Buster of Beebe, Arkansas, Connie Sue Bengerno and husband Johnny of Palos Verdes Estates, California, Linda Horton and husband Jerry of Mountain View, Arkansas, and Karen Owens of Mountain View, Arkansas; she is also survived by nine grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Alice (Trammell) Patrick; beloved husband of 48 years, Olen Raymond Gilbert; seven siblings, Elizabeth Patrick Williams, Bill Patrick, Silas Patrick, Jean Patrick Mingues, Maggie Patrick Hall, Jessie Patrick Roper, and Thomas Patrick; along with one grandchild, Kathy Bengerno.
Visitation is Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM at Roller Crouch Chapel in Mountain View, Arkansas. Funeral services will follow the visitation beginning at 2:00 PM with Rev. Mike Sullivan officiating. Interment is at Oak Grove Cemetery in Newnata, Arkansas.
Pallbearers are Rick Farris, Jeremy Farris, Rodney Horton, Michael Bengerno, Sean Wells, John Bryant, John Mauldin, and Major Ryan Dewey.
Roller Crouch Funeral Home in Mountain View, Arkansas is in charge of the arrangements.