Clarence Franklin "Frankie" Gilbert

January 30, 1934 - September 13, 2017


Clarence Franklin "Frankie" Gilbert was born on January 30, 1934 in Lockney, TX to Knowell Vance and Bobbie Cora (Wharton) Gilbert. He passed away on September 13, 2017 in OKC,OK at the age of 83. Frankie has lived in Geary most of his life. He served in the US Air Force from 1953 to 1955. He worked as custodian for Geary Public Schools for over 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Knowell and Bobbie Gilbert, his wife, Susie Gilbert, 2 grandsons, Knowell and Owen Gilbert, 2 brothers, Allen Gilbert and Bob Gilbert, 3 sisters, Norma Canady, Billie Finney, and Elsie Penrod.

Survivors Include: 4 daughters, Rebecca Sue Hays of Geary, OK, Stephanie Dawn Hamilton of El Reno, OK, Carly Jean Gilbert of Geary, OK, Andrea Lynne Coppage of Geary, OK, 4 sons, Samuel Franklin Gilbert of Geary, OK, Knowell Vance Gilbert of Geary, OK, Kevin Wade Gilbert of Geary, OK, and Jerry Dee Fire of Geary, OK, 27 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 on the way, as well as many other relatives and friends.


Wake: C&A Community Building, Sunday, 7:00 PM, September 17, 2017, Geary, OK

Services: Stegall-Long Fieldhouse, Monday, 11:00 AM, September 18, 2017, Geary, OK

Officiating: Rev. Gerald Panana, Rev. Waylan Upchego, Mr. Howard Canady, Patricia Waysepappy

Burial: Geary Cemetery, Geary, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).