July 8, 2019
COLUMBUS — Mary Joyce Gilbert, 88, died July 7, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Cemetery, with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating. Burial will follow at the cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-1:45 p.m. prior to services at Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home, College Street location. Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, College Street location, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Gilbert was born Nov. 3, 1930, in Aberdeen, to the late William Grant and Clara Lockhart Hall. She was formerly employed with Western Textiles and was a member of First Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest H. “Pete” Gilbert; and sisters, Edna Edwards, Marie Stanley and Oneta Nichols. She is survived by her sister, Helen Fulp of Cordova, Tennessee.