Gilbert Elward Stoves, 75, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 7:01 a.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at New Zorah Baptist Church located at 604 Julia Street in Morgan City, LA. Burial will follow in the LA National Cemetery in Zachary, LA.
He is survived by his wife, Rosalinda Santos Stoves; son, Jerry W. Stoves; brothers, James N. Williams (Rosemary) and Elward Stoves; sisters, Clara Howard, Melvina Smith, Irma Craft, Jackulin Gauno, Margurite Stoves, Rosemary Richard and Thelma Thomas; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Estelle Norman; father, Elward Stoves (Gertrude); brothers, Samuel Williams, James and Clifton Stoves; sisters, Mary S. Smith and Ella and Edna Mae Stoves.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.