NEWPORT NEWS - Dolores Allen Gilbert, 85, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
She was a lifelong resident of Newport News. Dolores worked for Sears where she retired after 20 years of service. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and 1943 graduate of Newport News High School.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Vashti Allen; and her loving husband, Claude J. Gilbert.
Survivors include her daughter, Deborah Gay; son, William C. Gilbert; one sister; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Peninsula Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Peninsula Funeral Home with the Rev. D. Lynn Hardaway officiating. Burial will be private.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.