GILBERT, Jimmy Jan 21, 1946 – Jun 11, 2018

Jimmy Warren Gilbert, 72, of Greenville, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence. A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, June 16, at Vansickle Baptist Church just outside of Greenville. Visitation with the family will be at 10 a.m. prior to the service.
Dr. Gilbert was born in Lawson, Texas, on Jan. 21, 1946, to Jack and Venita Hayes Gilbert. He held bachelor and master degrees from East Texas State University, as well as a doctorate in theology from Luther Rice University. He held careers in both ministry and education, serving as a pastor and as a school administrator. His greatest desire was to point others to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
He is survived by his children, Ginger Matthews and husband Brett of McKinney, Clint Gilbert of Greenville, Gina Gilbert and husband Kirby of Commerce, Kelley Weaks Knight and husband Judd of Greenville, Kyle Jones and wife Misti of Lubbock, Kent Jones and wife Tammy of Melissa and David Jones and wife Mindy of Grand Prairie; brother Tommy Gilbert and wife Pat of Paris; many beloved nieces and nephews; and grandchildren Mason Warren Matthews, Marlowe Matthews, Merritt Matthews, Leah Gilbert, Jack Gilbert, Tori Reiber, Macy Reiber, Emma Gilbert, David Weaks, Marley Knight, Jillian Jones, Atlas Jones, Brooks Jones, Brayden Jones, BrynnLee Jones, Rowan Jones, Laurel Jones and Joshua Wright. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Wilda Moore, stepdaughter Laura Wright and his wife of 30 years, Linda “Cissy” Gilbert.
In lieu of flowers, and to honor Jimmy's first pastorate at South Sulphur Baptist Church, please make donations to the South Sulphur Cemetery Association at any Alliance Bank.

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