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Preston Lee Gilbert
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1892
Normangee
Leon County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1944
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

The Normangee Star Friday December 1, 1944 Vol. XXXII # 45 Called to His Eternal Home Lee Gilbert was born April 9, 1892, at Normangee, Texas, and passed away at 8:00 p.m. November 10, 1944, at the age of 52 years in a hospital at Houston, Texas, after an illness of seven weeks. Up until six years ago he was a resident of Normangee. Since that time he has been connected with the Texas Prison System and he has made his home in Huntsville for the past two years with Mrs. Gilbert.
On January 31, 1915, he was married to Effie Gustavus. To this union wsa born four children: Mrs. Carl E. Orr of Bryan; Cpl. Olen Gilbert, United States Army Air Corps, San Antonio, and Pfc. Ray C. Gilbert United States Air Corp, Dodge City, Kansas. He is also survived by his aged mother, Mrs. P. L. Gilbert of Normangee, and three sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church at 3:30, November 11, Rev. C. E. Bullock offficiating. Interment in Hopewell cemetery. Davis Cozart in charge of funeral arrangements.
Pallbearers: A. C. Skains, J. T. Parker, R. B. Covington, W. H. Gustavus, W. J. Mathis and J. N. Brown.
The Star joins the friends of bereaved family in extending condolence and sympathy in their great sorrow.

Find A Grave contributor Gary W. Adams
 
 
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 Parents:
  Preston Lee Gilbert (1853 - 1925)
  Martha Stuckey Gilbert (1860 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Effie Mae Gustavus Gilbert (1896 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  Lela Florence Gilbert (1915 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Oliver Gilbert (1885 - 1967)*
  Callie Elizabeth Gilbert Faulkner (1886 - 1971)*
  Carrie Belle Gilbert Black (1888 - 1965)*
  Preston Lee Gilbert (1892 - 1944)
  James S Gilbert (1892 - 1935)*
  Mattie Gilbert (1895 - 1897)*
  Wharton Randall Gilbert (1898 - 1953)*
  Quilla Rose Gilbert Spillars (1900 - 1998)*
  Infant Gilbert (1903 - 1903)*
  Rodolphus Guy Gilbert (1906 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopewell Cemetery
Normangee
Leon County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: William E. "Bill" Robins...
Record added: Nov 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62309237
Preston Lee Gilbert
Added by: Gary W. Adams
 
Preston Lee Gilbert
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