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Lavon Brigman Gilbert, 76,

Lavon Brigman Gilbert, 76,

Lavon Brigman Gilbert, 76, of the Fruitland Community passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 after an extended illness.

She was predeceased by her best friend in the whole world, Joe
Garcia. She is also predeceased by her brothers, William B. Brigman and
Stanley Brigman; her parents, Raymond Bayles Brigman and Edith Hyder
Brigman; her paternal grandparents, William Bayles Brigman and Lucy
Stansberry Brigman and her maternal grandparents, Sylvester Hyder and
Verda Rogers Hyder.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. She
was a graduate of Edneyville High School, Blanton’s Business College
and A-B Tech where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She retired from
Westinghouse Electric and was an active member of the Henderson County
Curb Market for thirty plus years.

She is survived by her son, Brian B. Gilbert of Fruitland; her
daughter, Lamonda Gilbert McCraw and her husband Joel of Edneyville and
her precious grandson, McKenley McCraw of Edneyville. She is also
survived by her sister, Grace McCarson of Hendersonville and several
nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and Buford.

The family will receive friends Friday, July 7th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the home of Lamonda and Joel McCraw.

Donations may be made to the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Building Fund or to Four Seasons Compassion For Life.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.