During her working years, she was a factory worker and then later in life, a caregiver.
Devene married Ray Gilbreath on December 19, 1953, in Fulton County, Arkansas.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Cleo Holstine, Carmon Holstine, James Holstine, and Joe Holstine; and sister, Joy Lee Baker.
Devene is survived by her husband, Ray Gilbreath of Ash Flat, Arkansas; son, Michael Gilbreath (Lacey) of Hardy, Arkansas; daughter, Teresa Raye Foster (Phillip) of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, brother, J.H. Holstine of Caulfield, Missouri; sisters, Mary Ruth Baker of Elizabeth, Arkansas and Louise Crotts of Mountain Home, Arkansas; grandchildren, Jon Foster (Desiree) of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, Ivy Beth Gilbreath, Michael Gilbreath, Jr., and Isabella Gilbreath of Hardy, Arkansas; and great grandchildren, Jaylee Foster and Selena Foster of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.
A Graveside Service will be Monday, October 17, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at Old Baptist Cemetery in Ash Flat, Arkansas.