Rossie Mae Hollingsworth Gilbert passed from this life to join the other angels in heaven on October 24, 2012. Rossie was born in Normangee, Texas on November 16, 1913 to Molly and Henry Hollingsworth. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Walter Marion Gilbert as well as her siblings: Alma Thomas, William Hollingsworth, Georgia Russie, Joe Hollingsworth, and Grady Hollingsworth. She is survived by her children, daughter Sandra Crawford and her husband, Robert; son Greg Gilbert and his wife, Corrie; son Ron Gilbert and his wife, Donna; six grand-children: Cheryl Smith, Trina Benis, Darla Crawford, Chris Gilbert, Nicholas Gilbert, Kristen Gilbert; and 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews and friends. She will be missed by all of the lives she touched.
Visitation will be held at 10am followed by a funeral service at 11am on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home.
Published by Houston Chronicle on Oct. 25, 2012.