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 Estelle <I>Brown</I> Gilbert

Estelle Brown Gilbert

Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Nov 2012 (aged 92)
Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101248686 · View Source
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Daughter of Ella Maude Ferguson Brown and Booker Thomas Brown and wife of Waller N. "Bruce" Gilbert

Estelle B. Gilbert
Died Thursday, November 22, 2012

Nov 25, 2012

A graveside service for Estelle Brown Gilbert, 92, of 318 Greyson St., Martinsville, who died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Lynchburg Baptist Hospital, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Roselawn Burial Park with the Rev. John Fulcher officiating.

She was born in Patrick County on May 4, 1920, to Ella Maude Ferguson Brown and Booker Thomas Brown. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Waller N. "Bruce" Gilbert; and two sons, Waller N. "Sonny" Gilbert Jr. and Charles S. "Chuck" Gilbert.

Gilbert worked as a nurse for Drs. Foster and Ravenel until 1960, and was a homemaker until 1991 when she went to work at Tultex Outlet. She was active in the Martinsville Schools Parent Teacher Association and was involved with city government and the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are two sons, John E. "Eddie" Gilbert of Disputanta and Richard T. "Ricky" Gilbert of Mechanicsville; one sister, Jewell Thomas of Dayton, Ohio; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Norris Funeral Services in Martinsville from 11 a.m. Monday until the service.




  • Created by: Sam Eanes
  • Added: 25 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101248686
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