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Myrtle J. Gilbert

June 3, 1938 — March 6, 2022

Myrtle J. Gilbert, age 83, of Powder Springs, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 pm on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta.

Born in Sweetwater, TN, Mrs. Gilbert moved to Powder Springs, GA in 1967 from Rossville, GA. She retired from Lithia Springs Pharmacy after many years of employment. She was instrumental with starting the Boy Scout Troop 723 in Powder Springs, and was also involved with the Girl Scouts. She was of the Nazarene faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Gilbert, in 1996, her parents, Luther G. and Georgie Wimberly, her daughters, Annette Gilbert and Lori Dillard, her sisters, Ada Burke, Beulah Thompson, Gladys Evans, Mildred Browne, and Nanthia Fleming, and her brothers, Mansell Frazier, Leon Wimberly, and Gilbert Wimberly.

Survivors include: 2 Sons, Tim Gilbert, Powder Springs, GA, and Mitch (Elissa) Gilbert, Lawrenceville, GA; Sister, Bessie Harness, Maryland; 4 Grandchildren, Joshua Gilbert, Haley Gilbert, Chloe Dillard, and Gillian Dillard.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Myrtle Gilbert's memory to the Cobb County Special Olympics. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 10, 2022 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. Online guest book at www.westcobbfuneralhome.com .
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Thursday, March 10, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory

2480 Macland Road, Marietta, GA 30064

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory

2480 Macland Road, Marietta, GA 30064

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