Patricia Wilbert, 70


Patricia Wilbert, 70, of Columbia, formerly of Louisville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at her residence.

She was born on April 7, 1942, in Louisville, and was the daughter of the late Harry Allan Shea.

She was a member of South Louisville Christian Church and was a retired sales clerk for Stewart’s Department Store.

She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Rose Heil Hughes of Sacramento, Calif.; her husband, Don Wilbert of Columbia; seven children, William “Bill” Howell and Shannon L. Howell, both of Louisville; Denny (Mary) Wilbert of Celina, Tenn., Cathy (Cliff) Buechel of Louisville, Jeff (Janet) Wilbert and Tim Wilbert, all of Milam, Tenn., and Jason (Peggy) Wilbert of Lawrenceburg; her step mother, Harriet “Rae” Shea of Louisville; four half brothers, Rick, Rob, Allen and Tim; and three half sisters, Linda, Nisa and Cindy.

Eighteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.

A memorial service was held Friday, Dec. 28 at First Christian Church in Mount Washington with Bro. Hugh Withers officiating.

Cremation has been chosen by the family.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Visit

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