Funeral Will Be Saturday For Chattanooga Woman Killed In Florida Keys

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Funeral services will be Saturday for a Chattanooga woman killed in a car wreck in the Florida Keys on Sunday.

Virginia R. Gilbert, 70, died in the wreck when another car veered over and struck her vehicle.

Her daughter, Rebecca Gilbert, was injured.

Virginia Gilbert was born and raised in Chattanooga.  She was a member of Tyner Church of Christ and was currently employed as a registered nurse at Orange Grove Center.  She was a graduate of City High School and the Baroness Erlanger School of Nursing.  She had retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield as an on-site review nurse and auditor.  She had also worked as a nurse at Humana Hospital, was a member of the Tri-State Women Veterans and a U.S. Air Force nurse veteran.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, Esper and Ada Ruth Roy.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday and noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist.  404 S. Moore Road.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with Ministers John Cupp and George Cupp officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

 Memorial donations may be made to Orange Grove Center, 615 Derby Street, Chattanooga, TN


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