John Carlis Gilbert

by | June 1, 2018 3:44 pm

Last Updated: June 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

John Carlis Gilbert, 76, of Doyle, passed away May 30, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family.

Mr. Gilbert was born Sept. 18, 1941, in Sparta, to Bud R. Gilbert and Sarah Louise Wilson.  He married Mary Nell Watford Gilbert.  He was a member of Spencer Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jackie Gilbert; and sisters, Pat Morgan and Linda West.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Nell Watford Gilbert; son, John Kevin Gilbert (Sandra); daughters, Kimberly Graham (Jason), Kathy Hawkins (Nathan), Carla Murney (John); brothers, Bud T. Gilbert, Mike Gilbert; sister, Faye Hill; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephew.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., June 3, 2018, at Spencer Church of God, with burial in Doyle Cemetery. Jason Graham and Nathan Hawkins will officiate. Visitation with the family will be 3-8 p.m., June 2, at the church, and noon-2 p.m., June 3, at the church. Caleb Hawkins, Jacob Hawkins, Samuel Graham, Matthew and Daniel Murney, and Kevin Hoskins will serve as pallbearers.

Layne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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