Geraldine 'Gerri' (Hutchinson) Gilbert


Geraldine "Gerri" (Hutchinson) Gilbert, 72, Kokomo, passed away Aug. 13, 2019. She was born July 14, 1947, in Kokomo, Indiana, to Herbert and Cleestah Hutchinson.
She was a drum majorette at KHS, graduating in 1965. She worked at Delco for 31 years. She found and married the love of her life in 1981. Together, she and Clarence enjoyed life at their lake place, spending time with family and friends. They loved going to auctions and buying and selling antiques. Gerri was a gifted painter of ceramics and holiday decorating. When she loved, she loved deeply, never missing a chance to send a card for birthdays and celebrations.
Gerri is survived by her beloved husband, "Mr. C"; five children, Kelly, Brett, Brian, Albert, and Kim; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; her sister, Delora Smith; and several beloved nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Gerri was preceded in death by her brother, Lawrence Hutchinson.
Family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, 2097 W. Alto Road, Kokomo, IN 46902. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, also at Sunset Memory Garden. To leave fond memories or condolences visit
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Bill and Trude
Aug 22, 2019
We missed you this year at Portland. Clarence We are so sorry to hear of Gerri's passing. Both of you were good friends. We will say a prayer for both of you.
Aug 19, 2019
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Terry Weaver Crowder
Aug 17, 2019
Geraldine and I were good friends from about 4th or 5th grade at Bon Air School. She was a special person and a good friend. We didn't see each other very often after I moved to Tennessee, but we kept in contact with cards and letters. Rest in peace, sweet friend.
Tina Norris
Aug 16, 2019
M Pleiman
Aug 16, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Geraldine 'Gerri' (Hutchinson) Gilbert by M Pleiman.  Send flowers
Suzi Ferguson
Aug 16, 2019
She was like a 2nd mom to me! She was one tough later with a heart of gold! I’ll miss her so much.
Patty Hatem
Aug 15, 2019
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Linda Miller Cox
Aug 15, 2019
Rest in Heaven sweet lady. You are missed....
Hermilinda Miller
Aug 14, 2019
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Linda Cox
Aug 14, 2019
Be My Love Bouquet with Red Roses was purchased for the family of Geraldine 'Gerri' (Hutchinson) Gilbert by Linda Cox.  Send flowers