Ms. Dorothy Annette Gilbert was born on December 20, 1966. She was married to Marcus D. Harris and to this union one child was born, Marcus D. Harris and later Easton Y. Harris.
Dorothy accepted Christ at an early age. Nookie never met a stranger and was truly loved and admired by the community, church, neighborhood children, and family. Dorothy was a dedicated mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, J.T. and Dorothy Lee Gilbert; two brothers: J. W. Gilbert and Woodrow Gilbert. She departed this life on Friday, August 20, 2021.
Dorothy is survived by two children: Marcus D. Harris (Areal) and Easton Yates Harris; one granddaughter, Mahala Marie Harris-Jackson; three sisters: Wanda Gail Jackson (Fred), Carolyn Spivey (Willie) of Walnut Grove, MS; and Mary Johnson; two brothers: Larry Gilbert (Jackie) and James Gilbert of Jackson, MS; one uncle, Peter Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ms. Gilbert's visitation will begin on Friday, August 27, 2021 with public viewing at 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home, 886 North Farish Street, Jackson, Mississippi.
Funeral services for Ms. Dorothy A. Gilbert will be Saturday, August 28, ,2021 at Peoples Chapel, 886 North Farish Street, Jackson, Mississippi at 2:00 p.m.
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