OBITUARY

Anna Jo Gilbert

23 January , 193031 October , 2019

Anna Jo Gilbert, 89, of Sherwood passed away Thursday, October 31st, 2019.

She was born on January 23, 1930 in Swifton, Arkansas to parents Aaron Jake Nunemaker and Veda Fern Nunemaker.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband, W. E. Gilbert. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Patricia Thompson and son-in-law, Bob Thompson; grandson, Tom Thompson; granddaughter, Tracy Mitchell and her husband, Keith; great grandchildren Timothy Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Blake Mitchell and Zoey Mitchell and one great great-grandchild, Logan Thompson. She is also survived by a half-brother, Danny Nunemaker and a half-sister, Wanda Lou Combs.

The family would like to extend their thanks to Pastor Brad Vaden and the congregation of Grace Baptist Church, especially Harry Simmons who brought Anna Jo to church every Sunday for many years. They would also like to thank the staff and residents at Sherwood Nursing Home and Rehab, when Anna Jo lived for many years and also the nurses and staff at Kindred Hospital who cared for Anna Jo and also her family with great compassion and love. All of these fine people were Anna Jo's family as well.

Visitation will be held at 12:00 pm, Wednesday, November 6th at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home in North Little Rock followed by Funeral services honoring Anna Jo's life at 1:00 pm. Entombment immediately following in Rest Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in Anna Jo's memory may be made to Kindred Hospice.

Half -brother along with many friends that she loved and cherished Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 6th at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home, 7724 Landers Rd., NLR with visitation beginning 1 hours prior. Burial will be at Rest Hills Memorial Park following service. www.griffinleggettresthills.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Aaron Jake Nunemaker, Father (deceased)
  • Veda Fern Nunemaker, Mother (deceased)
  • W. E. Gilbert, Husband (deceased)
  • Patricia Thompson, Daughter
  • Bob D. Thompson, Son-in-law
  • Thomas Thompson, Grandson
  • Tracy Mitchell, Granddaughter
  • Keith Mitchell, Other
  • Timothy Thompson, Great Grandchild
  • Tyler Thompson, Great Grandchild
  • Blake Mitchell, Great Grandchild
  • Zoey Mitchell, Great Grandchild
  • Anna Jo also leaves behind a Great Great Grandson, Logan Thompson and also a step-brother, Danny Nunemaker and step-sister, Wanda Lou Combs
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Harry Simmons
  • Thomas Thompson
  • Timothy Thompson
  • Tyler Thompson
  • Keith Mitchell
  • Blake Mitchell

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, 6 November , 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, 6 November , 2019
  • Entombment Wednesday, 6 November , 2019

Memories

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Karen Martin

6 November 2019

Ms Annie and I met back in 2007 when she was still in her home and attending Grace Baptist Church in Scott. She was always flashing a beautiful smile was so loving to everyone she met.
When my mother moved into the same nursing home, Ms Annie was there to greet her.
Ms Annie will be missed by so many of us, but I know she is celebrating now,

Ruth Anne Redd

5 November 2019

Anna was the sweetest, most easy going woman I’ve ever met. She was my mom’s roommate at the nursing home until my mom passed away. I enjoyed visiting with Anna, taking her flowers and creamer for her coffee. My thoughts are with her family at this sad time.

Analyn Lofton

4 November 2019

Anna was my bestfriend, my heart and so much more. I loved everything about my Anna. She was like a grandmother to me. Every morning I would go to see her to have our morning talks and before I left I had to give her kisses on her forehead and both cheeks every morning... and again throughout the day and boy did I love giving them to her. She would call me her Evil Ana and I would call her My Evil Anna, but she was my sweet angel. That was just our thing. Seeing her every day made my day a lot easier.. She changed my life since the first day I met her at Sherwood Nursing and Rehab. Now i must learn to live without her. She may not be here in person but she's in my heart. I love you My Anna. I will never forget you. Fly high sweetheart.

Pam Bland

3 November 2019

Anna was a most loved resident of Sherwood Nursing & Rehab. I had the pleasure of not only serving her, helping see to her needs, going shopping for her, visiting with her but more than that as being her friend. She will be greatly missed.❤

Carol Harvey

3 November 2019

Ms. Gilbert was a special friend. I enjoyed her company when I visited her at the nursing home. To her family....so sorry for your loss.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY