Margie Wright Gilbert

OVIEDO -- Margie Wright Gilbert, age 79 of Oviedo, Florida, formerly of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Albany, Georgia, passed away at home Friday, June 14, 2013 following an extended illness. She was a wife, mother, grandmother and longtime volunteer at the First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale where she was a teacher in the children's program for more than 20 years. Born October 19, 1933 in Coleman, Georgia, she is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert D. Gilbert Sr.; daughters, Phyllis Gilbert Knight of Tampa, Florida and Felisa Gilbert Chiaravallo of Oviedo, Florida; son, Robert D. Gilbert, Jr. of Winter Springs, Florida; sisters, Elizabeth Wright Potts of Eastman, Georgia and Joyce Wright Williams of Atlanta. Margie was also survived by four grandchildren: Robert Knight of Scottsdale, Arizona; Ashley Knight of Mobile, Alabama; Kerrianne Gilbert Arnold of Winter Springs, Florida and Brandon Gilbert of Lake Mary, Florida. Visitation was held Monday, June 17 at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Oviedo Chapel. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, June 18th at the First Baptist Church of Oviedo. Interment followed at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Margie was predeceased by her parents, Bertus Wright and Josephine Ramsey Wright of Albany, Georgia, and brothers Agnew Wright of Bainbridge, Georgia, Charlie W. Wright of Bainbridge, Georgia, and Bertus "Buddy" Wright of Hahira, Georgia. A photo review of Margie's life may be viewed at the Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home website at http://baldwin.tributes.com/our_obituaries/Marjorie-Dean-Gilbert-95994903.

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