Betty Jean Gabbard, 86, of Greensburg passed away on September 4, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on January 7, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Hiram and Leona (Morrow) Lovins. Betty attended Clarksburg High School. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and coloring but was most passionate about her great grandchildren and her dog Payton. Betty was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Brookville. On June 7, 1952 she married Leonard H. Gabbard and together they had two daughters, Linda and Belinda.
Survivors include: Children, Linda (Gary) Hash and Belinda (Steve) Clevenger; Grandchildren, Valerie (Chris) Stephen, Trevor (Abbey) Hash, Patrick (Paige) Hash, Amanda (David) Everroad, Laura (Jamie) Tindall, Matthew DeArmond; and 17 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband, Leonard Gabbard; Sisters, Irene Wolfe, Vernal Terry and Annie Creech; and Brother, Robert Lovins.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral at 1:00 pm. Rev. Rob Edwards will be officiating. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.