Onia Gilbert Gehring


Onia Gilbert Gehring, age 71, of Olive Hill, KY, entered into rest Saturday evening, September 25, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Carter County, KY on December 8, 1949, to the late William Earnest and Lula Dean Gilbert. 

Onia worked at the Campbell Soup Co. in Napoleon, OH for 25 years.  She was an avid gardener and loved to travel. Onia loved her family very much and they were very important to her, and she always felt so lucky to be able to spend time with her granddaughter by being active in the Girl Scouts and as a soccer Mamaw.  

In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by one daughter, Tammy Lynn VanAlst; and six brothers, Elwood Gilbert, Elmo Gilbert, Woodrow Gilbert, Ernest Jr. Gilbert, Delmar Gilbert and Richard Gilbert.

Onia is survived by her husband, Joseph, whom she married on November 22, 1984; two daughters, Callie Ann Sue Puehler and Lisa (Bryan) Howard; three step-children; nine grandchildren, Alisha Leigh Mays, Rex VanAlst Jr., Micheal VanAlst, Madison VanAlst, Josh VanAlst, Samantha Jane Puehler, Eric Paul (Tanner) Puehler, Katlin (Marcus) Krendl and Levi (Jody) Bradford; several great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.  In addition to these, Onia leaves behind three sisters, Evelyn Sparks, Noma Lawhorn and Gerline Mays; three brothers, Vernon (Maude) Gilbert, Homer (Judy) Gilbert, and Elmer (Julie) Gilbert; as well as a host of family and friends who will greatly miss her.

Funeral services will be conducted at, 1:00 PM, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Burial will follow at the Easterling Cemetery in Olive Hill, KY.

Friends may visit 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at the Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 149 Whitt Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

Due to the current community rise of Covid-19 we request that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Online Condolences may be sent to www.duvallandmoore.com

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