Evelyn Lorraine (Whitworth) Bilbrey, 82, of Piedmont, formerly of Williamsville, MO, gained her angel wings on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at her residence. She was born on April 7, 1938, in Clubb, MO, to the late Cloys and Della (Glover) Whitworth. She was the oldest of three girls and lived most of her childhood with her grandparents, Cleve and Selina Glover in Silva.
On March 31, 1955, Evelyn married the love of her life, Carl Leslie Bilbrey. She was a loving mommy to four boys and one girl. She attended Frasier Creek School and New Hope General Baptist Church with her sisters as a child. Evelyn and her sisters could often be heard singing from their front porch. In 1973, she gave her life to Christ and was of the General Baptist Faith. Evelyn and Carl enjoyed spending time with one another and could often be found at churches, singings, auctions, and especially Kinfolks Restaurant. Evelyn and Carl have spent the last three years with their son Rickey and Mike in Piedmont.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Bransford Leslie Bilbrey, and one sister, Jean Sullivan-Albertson.
Evelyn is survived by her loving husband of sixty-five years; children: Bradley Bilbrey of Troy, MO, Randall Eugene Bilbrey Sr. and wife Cindy of St. Louis, Rickey Cloys Bilbrey and significant other Mike Goodman of Piedmont, Tammy Larrain Condray and husband Howard of Williamsville; thirteen grandchildren: Randall Eugene Bilbrey Jr., Erin Marie Black and husband Scott, Bradley Carlton Bilbrey Jr. and wife Danielle, Jennifer Marie Bilbrey and significant other Adam, Paige Larrain Caraway and significant other Bill, Carla Jean Evans and husband Ralph, James Edward Condray and wife Sheila, Rachel Ann Greer and husband Patrick, Dewey Scott Condray, Shannon Marie Hackman and husband Levi, Michael Timothy Harris and wife Sara, Mathew Harris and significant other Ashley, Megan Lynn Harris; eighteen great-grandchildren: Willow Marie Bilbrey, Tanner Eugene Bilbrey, Elliana Marie Black, Marissa Jean Evans, Sabrina Grace Evans, LillieAnn Clarece Bilbrey, Theodore James Bilbrey, Katie Maire Johnson and husband Zack, Samantha Renne Greer and significant other Alex, Austin Patrick Greer, Levi Garrett Hackman, Sadie Marie Hackman, Logan Nicolas Pollard, Addison Grace LeCrone, Bailey Lane LeCrone, Bentley Harris, Skylar Nicole Null, Lawrence Cloud Null, two great-great-grandchildren: Eli James Johnson, Harper Ann Johnson; one sister, Elenora Jones and husband Dale of Bridgeton; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Evelyn will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation was held at 10:00 am, Friday, August 7, 2020, at Duncan Cemetery, Williamsville. Funeral service followed at 11:00 am also at Duncan Cemetery. Bro. Ken Johnson ministered to the family. Erin Marie Black, Carla Jean Evans, Paige Larrain Caraway, Shannon Marie Hackman, Megan Lynn Harris, Rebecca Ann Trammell-Pruett served as pallbearers. Danielle Clairce Bilbrey, and Jennifer Marie Bilbrey served as honorary pallbearers. Burial immediately followed service. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
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