Kathleen Story Gilbert

Kathleen Story Gilbert, 90, died on February 3, 2022 in Lake Village.

She was born March 28, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Archie and Artie Story of Bernice, Louisiana.

She worked many years at Desha Central School as a teacher’s assistant and McGehee Elementary School until her retirement. She was a member of Collins Baptist Church.

She was a loving wife and mother and loved to cook wonderful meals for her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly fifty years, Roy B. Gilbert; two brothers, Charles Story of Bernice, Louisiana and Jack Story of Star City; two sisters, Lillian Gilbert of Ruston, Louisiana and Evelyn Appleberry of Dubach, Louisiana.

She is survived by her children, Gaylen (Debbie) Gilbert and Donna (Lawayne) Baker both of McGehee; four grandchildren, Brad (Stacy) Baker of McGehee, Garett (Lindsey) Gilbert of Bella Vista, Jennifer (Brian) Wells of Greers Ferry and Cassie Gilbert of Monticello; three great grandchildren, Grant and Emeline Wells of Greers Ferry and Gunnar Baker of McGehee; a host of nieces and nephews that she loved dearly, and a precious sister-in-law, Helen Story of Bernice, Louisiana.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February, 6 from at 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. A funeral service will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with Rickey Eppes officiating. Burial will be at the McGehee Cemetery.