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Earnest Gilbert

Earnest Gilbert, 75, of Judsonia passed away Monday, January 5th at White County Medical Center. He was born March 9, 1939 in Russell, Arkansas to the late Walter and Effie (Hancock) Gilbert.
Earnest was a member of The Way of the Cross Church. He was also an avid fisherman. Earnest was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Gilbert of Judsonia; five sons, Walter Gilbert of Dripping Springs, Gene Gilbert of Bradford, Robert Gilbert of Cabot, Charles Lynn Gilbert of Judsonia, and Earnest Lee Gilbert of Russell; three daughters, Eva Fisher of Cabot, Kathleen Sapp of Judsonia, and Marinda Weems of Bald Knob; one brother, Carlton Gilbert of Judsonia; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents Earnest was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Charles Gilbert; and one sister, Louise Wilford.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Friday, January 9th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Graveside services will start at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 9th at Velvet Ridge Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    January 09, 2015
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Graveside Service

    January 09, 2015
    2:00 PM

    Velvet Ridge Cemetery

    Velvet Ridge, AR

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BIG"E I love you so much I'm gonna miss you keep my dad in line up there...And to our family I'm so sorry for I can't be there I love yall sincerly little Billy....

Posted by Billy Gilbert - Bald knob, AR - nephew   January 08, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

your in our prayers..

Posted by Sherry Carlisle - Judsonia, AR - friend   January 06, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

May you fly high papa love you!!

Posted by Christie Howard - beebe, AR - granddaughter   January 06, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM