Mrs. Gill was born Oct. 4, 1934 in Opelousas, LA to Matthew Vernon Pitre and Emma Jean (Fontenot) Gill. She was an active member at First Baptist Church of Orangefield where she was a part of the Sterling Silver Seniors.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Romona Faith Duplechain and two grandchildren.

“Bev” is survived by her daughter, Beverly Joan Fairley Broussard; sons, Nair Matthew Fairley and wife, Colleen, Kelly Gawain Fairley and wife, Brenda, William Morton Fairley II and Shannon Shea Fairley; fifteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren and her sister, Carolyn Faith Smith.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to First Baptist Church in Orangefield, 9788 FM 105, Orange, TX 77630.