Jerry Glenn Gilbert
Passed away on April 27, 2019
Jerry Glenn Gilbert, 85 of Athens, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Gilbert was born March 16, 1934 in TN to Carmon Gilbert and Maurine Graves Gilbert. He is preceded in death by his parents and one son, Rik Gilbert. Jerry loved people and it showed with every hand shake and smile. He began his career in sales. He owned Gulf States Beauty Supply and partner with his brother in law owning Village Pizza, then retirement led him to helping with disabled children on a school bus, sales at Sears and Publix. Survivors include his wife, Judy of 40 years, one son, Jim Gilbert (Terri), two daughters, Susan Gilbert Hayes (Drew), Amy Gilbert Robinson (Mike), one stepson, Marty Lovell, one stepdaughter, Julie Lovell Shields (Rusty), one brother, W.A. Gilbert (Diallina), one sister, Joyce Gilbert Pinson (Danny), several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Sunday April 28, 2019 at Midway Baptist Church at 4 p.m. with Brother Gerome Hilliard officiating. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Gilbert, Micah Hayes, Michael Robinson, Jeffrey Robinson, Camden Shields, Rusty Shields and Colten Shields. Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Williams, Gary Stiles, Jason Edgemon, Danny Pinson and Grayson Edgemon.