Obituary of Diantha Lynna Gilbert
Services for Diantha Lynna Gilbert, 57, of Lubbock, TX, will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, October 28, 2019, in the Northside Baptist Church, Abernathy, with Rev. Joel Perez officiating. Burial will follow in the Abernathy Cemetery under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, TX.
Diantha died Wednesday, October 23, 2019, in Amarillo, TX.
She was born October 29, 1961 to Ernest J. and Iva Nell (Jones) Wilson in Lubbock, TX. She was raised in Abernathy and eventually moved to Lubbock in 1990, where she remained until her death. She married Robert T. "Bob" Gilbert, March 26, 2004. She was a member of the Levelland Evening Lions Club and had been awarded Lioness of the Year. She volunteered sewing blankets for premature babies, which were donated to local hospitals. She liked to sew, do embroidery, read, fish, color, work puzzles, play games, and most of all, spend time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Abernathy, where she worked in the Children's Ministry.
Diantha was survived by her husband, Robert T. "Bob" Gilbert of Lubbock, 2 daughters, Stephanie Ashford and husband Jimmy of Canyon, TX, Deidra Ramler and husband Ian of Rifle, CO, 2 sons, Dusty Sims and wife Lori of Wolfforth, TX and Robert M. Gilbert of Lubbock, TX, 8 grandchildren and 4 siblings, Judy Melvin, Danny Wilson and Kelly Wilson all of Lubbock and Terry Wilson of Springtown, TX.