Cumberland Times-News


July 2, 2013

BETTY J. “BUNNY” (GILBERT) EAST [Niceville, Fla.]

NICEVILLE, Fla. — Betty “Bunny” J.  (Gilbert) Clark East, of Niceville, formerly of Cumberland, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at her home, while in the care of her loving family.

Born March 7, 1931 in Mount Clemens, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Horace Lynn Gilbert and Dorothy Alvina Moore.

She moved with her mother to Cumberland, where she met and married her husband, Horace Robert Clark. He preceded her in death.

While in Cumberland, she belonged to Grace Baptist Church and Cumberland Chapter 56, O.E.S.

Survivors include her husband, Wallace H. East; four children, Horace “Skip” Clark Jr., Teri Clark, Michael Clark, and Patrick Clark; six grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at Hillcrest Memorial Park on Friday, July 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Keith Aguila officiating. McKinley Chapter 12, O.E.S. will follow with a memorial service.

The Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, is in charge of arrangements.

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