GAMBLE—Roberta “Bobby Lou” Akers Gamble passed away July 31, 2022.
She was born in Jasper, Ore., on Oct. 10,1933, and lived in Elmira.
Bobby always had a smile for everyone she met and a loving heart for her many family, friends and the love of animals.
She was a graduate of Mapleton high school. She worked many jobs in Mapleton, throughout the Eugene area, Elmira and Veneta.
She is survived by her children: Alana Ekrem Pine (Tom), Peggy Boggs (Jimmy), Linda Manley (Mike), Gray Gamble (Cammy) and Sherry Shaw (Des); brothers and sisters: Donald Akers, Linda Jensen, Leilani Sines, Maria Akers Eaton (Tom), Sally Akers and Gregory Akers. Bobby was preceded in death by parents Truman and Myrtle Akers; husband Gerald Gamble; son Michael Briles; daughters Bobbi Girard and Victoria Kinney; brothers Gerald “Jerry” Akers and Freddie Akers.
A celebration of life for Bobby will be held at Deep Woods in Elmira on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 3 p.m.