Our knowledgeable staff are passionate about providing families guidance and support during the funeral planning process and well after the funeral. Together, we can honor your loved one’s life while beginning your grief journey.

 

 

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Stephen Gilbert Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Stephen is a 1995 graduate of Christopher High School and a 1998 graduate of Mid-America College of funeral service. Stephen is married to Sarah (Fisher) Gilbert and together they have two children Bailey and Reagan. Stephen has been employed with the Gilbert Funeral Home & Brayfield Funeral Home since 1998. He is also a Licensed Pre-Need Insurance Agent, Deputy Coroner for Franklin County, and a member of the Christopher Lion's Club. He also enjoys spending time with his family and watching his girls play sports.

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Larry Cook Funeral Assistant

Larry is a retired Free Will Baptist preacher, having preached at Bear Point Free Will Baptist Church in Sesser for 36 years. He is a resident of Valier, IL. He is married to Linda (Lusk) Cook. He joined the Gilbert Funeral Homes on July 1, 2019.

Stephen Gilbert

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Stephen is a 1995 graduate of Christopher High School and a 1998 graduate of Mid-America College of funeral service. Stephen is married to Sarah (Fisher) Gilbert and together they have two children Bailey and Reagan. Stephen has been employed with the Gilbert Funeral Home & Brayfield Funeral Home since 1998. He is also a Licensed Pre-Need Insurance Agent, Deputy Coroner for Franklin County, and a member of the Christopher Lion's Club. He also enjoys spending time with his family and watching his girls play sports.

Larry Cook

Funeral Assistant
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Larry is a retired Free Will Baptist preacher, having preached at Bear Point Free Will Baptist Church in Sesser for 36 years. He is a resident of Valier, IL. He is married to Linda (Lusk) Cook. He joined the Gilbert Funeral Homes on July 1, 2019.