Barbara Gay Foster Gilbert

October 14, 1942-November 16, 2021

Posted 11/22/21

Barbara Gay Foster Gilbert was born on October 14, 1942 in Eagle Lake, Texas. She grew up and graduated from high school in Eagle Lake, and on April 25, 1964, she married James Richard Gilbert. She …

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Barbara Gay Foster Gilbert

October 14, 1942-November 16, 2021

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Barbara Gay Foster Gilbert was born on October 14, 1942 in Eagle Lake, Texas. She grew up and graduated from high school in Eagle Lake, and on April 25, 1964, she married James Richard Gilbert. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time sewing, quilting, and working in her garden. She loved her cats and was a great “cat mom.” Barbara was a true hero until the very end. She cherished her time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.
Barbara Gay Foster Gilbert passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
She is survived by her husband, James Richard Gilbert; children, Kimberly Denise Gilbert, Karla DiAnne Miller, and Jamey Christine Maza; grandchildren, Samuel Lynn Risley, Anna Katherine Risley, Hutchinson Shane Miller, Cody Thomas Miller, Adan Christopher Maza, and Anthony Raymond Maza; and a sister, Patricia Ann Norman. She was preceded in death by her mother, Hattie Marie Gold Foster Walker; father, Lee Otto Foster; and brother, Joe Lee Foster, all of Eagle Lake, Texas.
The family received friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Schmidt Funeral Home East Avenue Chapel, in Katy, where funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021 with Chaplain Daniel Schramm officiating.
Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to MD Anderson Cancer Center, or Cuddle Buddies Rescue.
Funeral services held under the direction of
Schmidt Funeral Home
1508 East Avenue ~ Katy, Texas 77493 ~ (281) 391-2424