April 21, 2009
EUPORA — Minnie Hatcher Gilbert, 81, died April 20, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Eupora. Services are Wednesday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Caffey officiating. Burial will follow at Sapa Cemetery in Webster County. Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at Wise Funeral Home in Eupora. Mrs. Gilbert was born May 27, 1927. She was a retired homemaker. She was preceded in death by her son, James G. Hatcher. She is survived by her daughters, Betty Edwards of Kentwood, La., Dorothy York of Reform, and Sue Ann Reed and Connie Lewis, both of Eupora; sons, Earnst Hatcher of Isola, Jerry and Eddie Hatcher, both of Grenada, Stacy Gilbert of Starkville, and Billy, J.C., Kenny, and John Hatcher, all of Eupora; sisters, Lora Belle Goodgine of Eupora, Reva Savanna Holmes of Boyle and Ader Mae Medders of Rosedale; 69 grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren.