Sonja Yvonne Gabbert
Sonja Yvonne Gabbert, 78, of Denton passed away on June 23, 2018 in
Denton. She was born on December 9, 1939 to Leonard James and Ruby
Lorene (Clark) Oney in McPherson, Kansas.
She married Don E. Gabbert on December 31, 1970 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and
worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone where she was a Supervisor upon
her retirement. She was a member of St. David's Episcopal Church and was
active in the Alter Guild. She was a devoted wife and mother and always
put the needs of others before hers. She had a strong loving bond with
her brothers, sister and mother. She was a proud and doting grandmother
who loved to spoil her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Shannon McKeown and husband Mike of
Denton; sister, Paula Ferris and husband Gary of Tulsa; brothers, Ted
and wife Chloe of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; Mike Oney and wife Randi of
Hot Springs, Arkansas; sister-in-law Shirley Oney and six nieces and
nephews; grandchildren Grace, David and Michael McKeown.
She is preceded in death by her husband Don Gabbert, mother, Ruby Oney
and brother, Wilbert Oney.
Funeral services will be held at St. David's Episcopal Church in Denton
on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Trinity
Cemetery in Denton.
The family would like to express a special thanks to the Staff at The
Village at Valley Creek in Denton, the Staff at Comfort Care Hospice and
best friend, Jody Fairman
Published in Denton Record-Chronicle on June