By: RYAN SCOTT OTTNEY
September 11, 2012
Wilma Gilbert, 82
Wilma L. Gilbert, 82, of Minford, died suddenly Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in the Southern Ohio Medical Center emergency room. Born on July 22, 1930, in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of the late Wilbur and Lois Ault Bobst and was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Sciotoville. Wilma was a 1947 graduate of Minford High School, bookkeeper for Millhuff’s in Sciotoville for over 40 years, and was currently a greeter at WalMart for more than 10 years.
Also preceding her in death was her husband, Samuel Gilbert. Surviving are a son, Robert Gilbert of Minford, two brothers, Glen Bobst of Portsmouth and Donald Schomburg of Ft. Worth, Texas; two grandsons, Sam Gilbert and Clayton Gilbert; three great-grandchildren, Mindy Lansing, Bronson Gilbert and Baillie; and a precious great-great granddaughter, Miley Lansing.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Caleb LaFond officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends at Brant’s in Sciotoville from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday. To offer condolences visit www.brantfuneralservice.com.