Elsie E. “Granny” Gilbert, 88, of Flat Rock, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2009, at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation in Flat Rock.
She was born in Buncombe County and lived most of her life in Henderson County. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Floyd J. Gilbert; her son, Charlie Gilbert and his wife Barbara of Saluda; four grandchildren, Chris Gilbert and Amanda Crisp, Justin and Brandon White; and two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Caleb Gilbert.
A funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 18, 2009, in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary. The Revs. Eddie Conard and Justin White will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday in the chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Guests may sign a register book at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting with the arrangements.
Charlie, Barbara & children and Mr. Gilbert…We were saddened to learn of your loss and pray that the Lord will bring you comfort and peace as you face the days ahead. She will be greatly missed. We have very fond memories of sharing a meal and watching the fireworks with all of you.
Floyd, My thoughts are with you and your family. I know that Mother and Daddy like you so much and appreciated all the hard work you gave to Marlowe Farm. All my best to you and yours.k
Mr Gilbert & family,
You’re in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Mrs Gilbert was sweet person and I’m sure she will be missed.
You are in our prayers and thoughts during this time of sorrow. We are sorry to learn of the passing of your dear wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a sweet lady.
We are so sorry for your lose and we are praying for you and your family.Mrs. Gilbert was a sweet lady and will always be a sweet memory.God Bless all the family. Kathy R. Sherman
Raymond & Viola Rhodes’s daughter
Dear Charlie and Floyd,
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We know Mrs. Gilbert was a precious person.
Aaron and Becky Case
Floyd-Charlie and family: Thoughts and prayers from my family to yours. Grat lady!