OBITUARY

Dorothy Sue Gilbert

December 31, 1929November 16, 2018
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It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothy Sue Gilbert announces her passing on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the age of 88.

Dorothy was born in West Monroe Louisiana on December 31, 1929 to Francis Elizabeth Haire and Lester George Toombs. She was a bright child and dreamed of being a nurse. Dorothy met her future husband William (Bill) Daniel Gilbert during the years of World War II. She studied booking and worked in that field during the first years of marriage. Dorothy loved her family and kept them as her first priority throughout the years. She managed the household through many moves during Bill’s military career. Later in life Dorothy had a career in the banking industry that she really enjoyed. Dorothy and Bill had three children: Rebecca Ann, William Daniel, and David Toombs. Dorothy is proceeded in death by her husband Bill and son David.

A funeral service in memory of Dorothy will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Airline Baptist Church in Bossier City, LA starting at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton, LA. There will be a viewing and remembrance Friday, November 30 at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 PM. Those who so desire may make memorial donations in her name to your favorite children or animal charities.

  • FAMILY

  • Francis Elizabeth Haire Toombs, Mother
  • Lester George Toombs, Father
  • William (Bill) Daniel Gilbert, Husband
  • David Toombs Gilbert, Son
  • Karen Gilbert, Daughter-in-law
  • Rebecca Ann Gilbert Russell with husband Sydney, Daughter
  • William Daniel (Dan) Gilbert with wife Barbara, Son
  • Taylor Russell, Grandchild
  • Jonathan Russell, Grandchild
  • William Leon Gilbert, Grandchild
  • Jayce Russell, Great Grandchild
  • Also left to cherish her memory are numerous grandchildren, other family members and dear friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Andy Ross
  • Syd Russell
  • Tom Gilbert
  • Ricky Gilbert
  • Jordon Gilbert
  • Jeremy Gilbert

Services

  • Visitaiton Friday, November 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2018
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Biography

It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothy Sue Gilbert announces her passing on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the age of 88.

Dorothy was born in West Monroe Louisiana on December 31, 1929 to Francis Elizabeth Haire and Lester George Toombs. She was a bright child and dreamed of being a nurse. Dorothy met her future husband William (Bill) Daniel Gilbert during the years of World War II. She studied booking and worked in that field during the first years of marriage. Dorothy loved her family and kept them as her first priority throughout the years. She managed the household through many moves during Bill’s military career. Later in life Dorothy had a career in the banking industry that she really enjoyed. Dorothy and Bill had three children: Rebecca Ann, William Daniel, and David Toombs. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband Bill and son David.

A funeral service in memory of Dorothy will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Airline Baptist Church in Bossier City, LA starting at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton, LA. There will be a viewing and remembrance Friday, November 30 at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Those who so desire may make memorial donations in her name to your favorite children or animal charities.