OBITUARY

Emily Callahan Gilbert

June 6, 1945November 21, 2021
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Emily Callahan Gilbert, age 76, of Rustburg, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at her home.

She was born in Lynchburg on June 6, 1945, daughter of the late Carrington Callahan and the late Ethel Callahan.

Emily was a member of Coastal Worship Center and was a seamstress and interior designer for over 40 years.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Elbert Wayne Gilbert; a brother, J.C. Callahan and two sisters, Elizabeth Hendricks and Louise Hall. Survivors include two children, Carol Scannell and Christopher W. Gilbert, Sr. and wife Tina; three sisters, Mattie Neal, Eva Cupec and Billie Langford. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 Friday, November 26, 2021 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel where a celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday with Pastor Lonni Wickard officiating. Interment will be at 2:00 pm Saturday at Beech Grove Cemetery in Nelson County.

  • FAMILY

  • Carrington Callahan, Father (deceased)
  • Ethel Callahan, Mother (deceased)
  • Elbert Wayne Gilbert, Beloved Husband (deceased)
  • J.C. Callahan, Brother (deceased)
  • Elizabeth Hendricks, Sister (deceased)
  • Louise Hall, Sister (deceased)
  • Carol Scannell, Daughter
  • Christopher W. Gilbert Sr. (Tina), Son
  • Mattie Neal, Sister
  • Eva Cupec, Sister
  • Billie Langford, Sister
  • She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Lance Price
  • Chris Gilbert, Jr.
  • Chris L. Gilbert
  • Roscoe Garrison
  • Jack Gilbert, Jr.
  • Larry Gilbert
  • Sabrina Gilbert
  • Bradley Huddleston
  • Kaylie Gilbert, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Caleb Gilbert, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kaylan Stanley, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Robbie Gilbert, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 26, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

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  • Burial

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

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Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

Tina Gilbert

November 23, 2021

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