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Rachel Gilbert

  Rachel Gilbert, 89, of Pikeville, died Thursday, August 24, 2017.

She was a member of Mt. Della Church of Christ.  She retired from Bledsoe Regional Correctional Facility.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Eugene Gilbert; parents, Kenneth and Cora Fisher; brother, Buddy Fisher; and sister, Edith Underwood.

   She is survived by her children, Isaac Gilbert, Jr. of Crossville, David (Sheila) Gilbert of McMinnville, and Ronald D. (Carolyn) Gilbert of Cookeville; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Blackburn of Pikeville; and several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Walling Cemetery.

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The arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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