Folks who have been to previous state Democratic conventions know that Agriculture Commissioner candidate Hank Gilbert can deliver a stemwinder of a speech.
Unfortunately, delegates congregating in Corpus Christi this weekend will not be able to hear from him this time.
Gilbert’s 81-year old mother Sybil passed away today. The family has set the funeral for Saturday in Kilgore. There is simply no way for Gilbert to make it from Kilgore to Corpus in time.
The details of the visitation and funeral can be found here.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Sybil Gilbert 1929-2010
Deepest condolences to Hank Gilbert on the passing of his mother. Harvey Kronberg's Quorum Report with the sad news: