Barbara L. Lambert, 82, of Mount Carmel, Ill., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at her residence surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on August 25, 1937 in Mishawaka, Ind., the daughter of Theodore “Ted” and Virgina (Miller) Morgan. Barbara married Leo Lambert on November 29, 1958 and together they enjoyed sixty-one year of marriage.
Barbara was very proud of her family and treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren. She graduated from William Woods College with an Associate’s Degree in Arts. Barbara was a member of Beta Sigma Phi an organization that brought many friendships and fellowship to her life. Her passion was being a homemaker for her family and she also enjoyed working at Wabash Valley College Bookstore for close to twenty years. Barbara will be missed by her family and all who knew her.
Barbara will be remembered by her husband, Leo Lambert of Mount Carmel; son, Michael Lambert and Stephanie of Robinson, Ill.; daughters, Sandra Uphoff and husband, Chuck of Mount Carmel, Melissa Gibson and husband, Brian of O’Fallon, Illinois; five grandchildren, Alisha (Dakota) White, Davis Uphoff, Kirsten Gibson, Joshua Gibson and Brandon Lambert.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Wayne Morgan.
A Private Graveside Service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Highland Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Gary Underwood officiating.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s memory to Hope Pregnancy Center or Safe Haven. Envelopes can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863.
Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Barbara’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Lambert family, please visit www.keepes