Roevena Frances Gilbert

Roevena Frances Gilbert (Boyd)

Thursday, February 10th, 1944 - Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Mrs. Roevena Frances Gilbert, age 75, of Bee, Virginia, passed away Wednesday (March 20, 2019) at her home. Born February 10, 1944 in Buchanan County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Elbert and Eunice Lester Boyd. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a 1962 graduate of Council High School and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Ferrell Boyd, Vergil Boyd, Brady Boyd, Fern LaPlante, Bonnie Barton, Fannie Boyd, Eula Gay Owens, Ruth Woods, Imogene Amos, and Fonnie Boyd.
Survivors include her husband of fifty-four years, Donald Ray Gilbert of the home; three children, James Gilbert and wife, Maggie of Reedy Ridge, Tammy Helton and husband, Harvey of Fletchers Ridge, Angela Helton and husband, Jeffery of Bee; seven grandchildren, Aaron Gilbert, Jamie Gilbert, Shane Gilbert, Dustin Helton, Samantha Helton, Kayla Helton, and Allison Christian; eleven great-grandchildren, Samuel Helton, Kimber Helton, Cassidy Gilbert, Aiden Gilbert, Kameron Gilbert, Emma Gilbert, Kinsley Gilbert, Kayde Gilbert, Calliope Gilbert, Trinity White, and Zeus Brewer; four siblings, Eddie Boyd, Jennings Boyd, Arbutus Rasnick, and Patty Lockhart; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Sunday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Troy Harris and Rev. Dennis McGlothlin officiating. Interment will follow in the O’Quinn Cemetery at Bee, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Gilbert, Jamie Gilbert, Shane Gilbert, Dustin Helton, Denver Owens, and Michael James.
Honorary pallbearers will be Samantha Helton, Kayla Helton, Savannah Helton, Allison Christian, Roselyn Gilbert, Ashley McElyea, and Kenzie Crusenberry.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Saturday, where an evening service will be conducted at 7:00 PM with Elder Garnell Gilbert and Elder Jim Duty officiating.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, March 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Sunday, March 24th, 2019 11:00am
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Troy Harris
    Rev. Dennis McGlothlin
  • Interment

    O'Quinn Cemetery
    BEE, VA


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Tenecia Hackney

Posted at 04:05pm
Thoughts and prayers for the family! We always thought alot of Francis. Johnny and Tenecia Hackney

Lillian L. Thomas

Posted at 06:33pm
I am so sorry to hear this sad news .. She was a sweet lady and I have known her all my life...I even married her cousin... My heart goes out to all of her family,.. prayers for all.
from Lillian Thomas

S. Ellis

Posted at 03:05pm
May you have joy in the memories of your loved one. (2 Corinthians 1:2-4) The
Bible gives real hope of being reunited again with your loved one. It promises
that your loved one will soon come back to life in the resurrection to a beautiful,
paradise on the earth. (John 5:28, 29)


S. Ellis

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