Laura Gilbert

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  • "Miss Laura has been sick for a long time,now she can rest..."
    - Warren and Faye Sellars
  • "She was a good friend and neighbor for years. God be with..."
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APPLING, Ga. - Mrs. Laura H. Gilbert, 83, beloved wife of 59 years of Charles R. Gilbert, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Kiokee Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Hartman and the Rev. Scott Parrish officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Gilbert was born in Jersey City, NJ to the late William and Mary Lee Herb and served in the U.S. Women's Army Corp. She and Charles married on September 3, 1955. Through the years, she loved spending time with her family as well as cooking for them. Mrs. Gilbert was instrumental in starting the first Girl Scout Brownie Troop in Appling, GA and was always hospitable and loved to be in the garden. The "Giving Your Best Award" was given to her in July 2002 and she received the WMU Award from the Kiokee Baptist Church in grateful appreciation for 17 years of faithful service at Lake Crossing Health Care. Survivors include her husband Charles R. Gilbert; three daughters, Linda Gilbert (Casey Gordon), Elaine "Meg" Zets (Chris Zets), and Monica Gilbert Parrish (Rev. Scott Parrish); six grandchildren and one great-grandson. If so desired, memorials may be made the Kiokee Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 430, Appling, GA 30802 or to the Gentiva Hospice, 3508 Professional Cir., Augusta, GA 30907 The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Kiokee Baptist Church, 2520 Ray Owens Road, Appling, GA. Please visit www. to sign online guestbook. Starling-Evans Funeral Home, 435 W. Milledgeville Rd., Harlem, GA 30814. 706-556-6524

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Starling-Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services
435 W Milledgeville Rd
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-6524
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