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Edward B. Gilbert


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Edward B. Gilbert Obituary
Edward B. Gilbert

Edward B. Gilbert, age 72 of Murfreesboro, died Wednesday in Nashville.

A native of Davidson County, he was a son of the late Leverne and Otilia Grissom Gilbert. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Buddy and Glynn Gilbert, and a sister, Peggie Tomlin.

Mr. Gilbert is survived by his wife, Marie McKnight Gilbert; daughters, Melinda Tassey and her husband Corey, and Teresa Petty and her husband Mike, all of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Andrew and Austin Leaver, Hailey and Chloe Tassey, and Morgan Petty.

Mr. Gilbert attended Murfreesboro CHS, was a former school bus driver and retired from Americold.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 until 8 p.m., and again Saturday from 2 until 3 p.m., at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Graveside services will follow at 3:30 p.m., in Riverside Cemetery in Woodbury, with Bro. Joe Vinson officiating. Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

Memorials in memory of Mr. Gilbert may be made to Southeast Baptist Church, 708 Minerva Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151.

Published in The Daily News Journal on May 24, 2013
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