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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Obituary: Nora "Tabitha" Gilbert

  • Nora “Tabitha” Gilbert, 94, Chillicothe, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at The Baptist Home, Chillicothe.
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  • Nora “Tabitha” Gilbert, 94, Chillicothe, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at The Baptist Home, Chillicothe.
    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, the Church of Christ, Chillicothe. Family visitation will begin at 12 p.m. today, April 25,, 2014, at Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, with the family receiving friends from 6 until 8 at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe.
    Memorial to North Missouri Baptist Home may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
    Tabitha was born January 27, 1920, in Chillicothe, daughter of Nathan Carroll and Margaret Alice (Elliott) Cobb. She was united in marriage to William C. Gilbert on April 17, 1940, in Chillicothe. He preceded her in death on November 7, 1997.
    She was a 1937 graduate of Chillicothe High School. She worked as Food Service Manager for Chillicothe High School, and as Head Cook at the Senior Center. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Chillicothe, the American Legion Auxiliary. She served as an RSVP volunteer for 27 years.
    Survivors include one daughter, Jennifer Ann Potter and husband, Gaylen, Chillicothe; two grandchildren, Greg Potter and wife, Terri, St. Joseph, and Scott Potter and wife, Tonya, Lamar; six great-grandchildren, Austin, Emma, Justin, Lacey, Emilee, and Dylan.
    She was also preceded in death by her parents; one infant son, Billy Ray Gilbert; two sisters, Gladys Hamilton and Letha Sickler; and one brother, Richard Cobb.

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