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Linda Gilbert

March 15, 1962 — August 8, 2017

CLEVELAND - Linda B. Gilbert, age 55, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday August 8, 2017 at her home. 

Visitation will be held Wednesday August 9th from 5:00-7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Thursday August 10th at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Rev. Crocket Kennedy will officiate the services.

Linda was born on March 15, 1962 to David and Marie(Gilbert) Brown in Hushpuckena, MS. She attended school in Tioga, LA. Linda married Alton E Gilbert Jr. on November 25, 1978.  She was a homemaker and loved cooking and tending to flowers. Linda loved her family. She attended Pace Pentecostal Church.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents--David and Marie Brown, 2 brothers Jerry and Jimbo Brown.

Linda is survived by her husband of 38 years, Alton Gilbert, Jr.  of Cleveland, MS;  Daughter, Brenda Gilbert of Cleveland, MS;  Daughter, Linda (Rob) Block of Tulsa, OK;  Son, Alton (Sharon) Gilbert, III of Tulsa, OK;  Son, Ed (Ashley) Gilbert of Cleveland, MS;  Brother, David Brown of Cleveland, MS;  Brother, Tommy Brown of Alexandria, LA;  Sister, Diane Coleman of Cleveland, MS; Sister, Maxine Baillio of Baker, LA;  Brother, Jackie Brown of Cleveland, MS;  Sister, Katherine Simpson of Alexandria, LA; Brother, Leroy Brown of Cleveland, MS; 8 Grandchildren, Nathan Jones, Daylon Block, Jake Block, Alisa Clare Brinkley, Anna Grace Brinkley, Dalton Gilbert, Brooklyn Grisham and Rivers Grisham.

Pallbearers will be Ed Gilbert, Alton Gilbert, III, Daniel Staples, John Gilbert, Jr., David Gilbert and John Gilbert, Sr.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at  

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

North Cleveland Cemetery

N Bayou Rd, Cleveland, MS

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