Funeral services for Edmond “Jed” Gilbert Sr. 78, of Lake View, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the PLM&D Center.
Funeral services for Edmond “Jed” Gilbert Sr. 78, of Lake View, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the PLM&D Center. Minister Edmond Gilbert Jr. will officiate. Visitation will be noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 in the Stephens Funeral Home Chapel and family hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Lake View. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Edmond “Jed” Gilbert Sr. departed this life on Oct. 29, 2013 at Baptist Health in Little Rock. He was born in Keo to the late Rossie and Annie Walker Gilbert. He graduated from Lake View High School before joining the Navy. His careers included working at Mohawk Tire and Rubber Co. for over 30 years. He also worked at the county jail as a jailer and at Isle of Capri Casino as a security guard. Edmond is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Johnnie Gilbert Sr. and his sisters Ethel Lee Gilbert and Elzina Williams. Edmond leaves his wife, Dorothy Phillips Gilbert; four sons, David (Lena), Oscar (Wanda), Minister Edmond Gilbert Jr. (fiancÚ Flora) and Anthony; two daughters, Donna and Diwanya; a special daughter, Sharon Reeves; and special son, Nathan Manney Jr.; brothers, Ealgie (Jerome) Gilbert Sr., of Little Rock, Bossie Gilbert Jr., of Flint, Mich., Eddie Gammon of Olive Branch, Miss., Johnatan Gammon and Zack Gammon of Chicago, Ill.; sisters, M.V. Buchanan, Annie Mae McClinton and Elizabeth Gammon, both of Chicago. Services are entrusted to Stephens Funeral Home Family and friends can sign and share their memories of Edmond “Jed” Gilbert Sr. at www.stephensfuneralhome1949.com.