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Mrs. Inez Gilbert
Dies; Funeral
At Waltonville


Mrs. Inez Gilbert, 81, of Waltonville died at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday in 
Good Samaritan Hospital. For 38 years, she served as treasurer of the 
Waltonville school district. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. 
Saturday at the Waltonville Methodist church, of which she had been a member 
since 1923, with the Reverend Bobby Logan officiating. Burial will be in 
Knob Prairie cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home 
in Waltonville where friends may call after 5:00 p.m. Friday. At noon, 
Saturday, the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the 
funeral hour. 

Mrs. Gilbert was born Dec. 2, 1885, in Jefferson county, the daughter of 
Eli and Jeanette (Dixon) Fairchild. On Oct. 9, 1904, she was married to 
Alva Gilbert, who preceded her in death in 1957. She is survived by two 
daughters, Mrs. Maxey Holloway of Waltonville, and Mrs. Julius Baker of 
Rantoul; and a sister, Mrs. Ethel Quinn of Tamaroa. 

Mrs. Gilbert was president of the Waltonville Woman's Society of Christian 
Service for ten years. She was a past president of the Rebekah Lodge, 
a charter member of the Jefferson County Home Bureau, a member of the Royal 
Neighbors of America Lodge, the Encampment Auxiliary of the I.O.O.F. Lodge and 
the Canton Auxiliary, I.O.O.F. 

Date: 
Source: The Register-News
Submitted by; Cindy Ford




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