Pearl Laverne Gilbert
Pearl Laverne Allen Gilbert, 89, passed away on October 16, 2019. A graveside serice was held October 21, 2019, at Union Chapel Cemetery in Smith County with Rev. William N. Wilkinson offi ciating. Pearl was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Athens. She worked in janitorial services for many years and was a homemaker. She had been a resident of Cleveland for three years, formerly living in Rusk. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Austin Gilbert; parents, Loren Elijah Lonnie Allen and Leila Levira Luce Allen; brothers, Wilbur, Elmer, Truman, Troy and Lloyd Allen; and sisters, Eunice Davis and Ivy Davis. Survivors include her sister, Thelma Easter, of Gatesville; brother, Floyd Allen; and numerous nieces and nephews.