Gilbert Riley Wilburn

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Mr. Gilbert Riley Wilburn, 79, a resident of 2490 Monte Murrey Road in Lewisburg, died Thursday, September 7, 2006 at Marshall Medical Center.

Funeral services for Mr. Wilburn were conducted Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 2 p.m. from Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home. Burial was in the Gills Chapel Cemetery. The family visited with friends, Saturday, 2:00 -- 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Reverend Bill Mathis officiated.

Born in Giles County, Tennessee, he is the son of the late Jasper and Willie Mae Woodard Wilburn. He was a stone mason and a member of Franklin Avenue Christian Center.

He is survived by his daughter, Edie (Don) Hendrix of Lewisburg; sons, Tony (April) Wilburn of Lewisburg, and Clifton (Lisa) Wilburn of Lewisburg; sisters, Lorene Gipson, Ivanell Tate, and Martha Yokum, all of Lewisburg; two brothers, J. E. Wilburn of Lewisburg, and Ed Wilburn of Cornersville; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Steven Smith, Clyde Williams, Harold Smith, James Mathis, Steven Wilburn, Frank Luna, Guy Chambers, Jr., Danny Chambers. Honorary pallbearers were J. E. Wilburn and Robert (Ed) Wilburn.

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