Gilbert Lee Ousley Sr.

Monday, June 24, 2024

Gilbert Lee Ousley Sr. of Blytheville was born Feb. 14, 1962, in Osceola the son of Bennie and Ida Ford Ousley. He was a 1980 graduate of Blytheville High School and was a member of West End Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Andrew Mitchell. Gilbert was a soft spoken, kind hearted person willing to help anyone at any time.

Gilbert transitioned on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro at the age of 62. He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Ousley, Sr.; two brothers, Eddie Ford and Robert Ousley; and his sister, Lavandas Ousley.

Gilbert leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Mrs. Ida Ford Ousley of the home; one son, Gilbert Lee (Sylvia) Ousley Jr., of Jonesboro; two brothers, Sylvester Ousley of the home and Bennie Ousley Jr. of Blytheville; four sisters, Barbara (Sylvester) Stinton of Goose Creek, S.C., Alberta Ousley of the home, Diann Jones and Patricia Ousley, all of Blytheville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held Saturday, June 29, from 1-3 p.m. in the chapel of McDonald-Horne Funeral Home, 1207 South Division Street, Blytheville. Interment will follow in Sandy Ridge Cemetery.

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McDonald-Horne Funeral Home is in charge of services and arrangements.