Kathryn Gilbert Craig, 67, of Arlington, Tennessee, died June 10, 2023. Kathryn was a vitally involved member and elder of Faith Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cornerstone Presbytery) in Bartlett, Tennessee.

Kathryn was well known to the Cumberland Presbyterian Denomination having served the Board of Stewardship, Foundation, and Benefits (BOS) for many years at the Cumberland Presbyterian Center in Memphis and as a member of a prominent Cumberland Presbyterian family. Her father, the Reverend James Gilbert was the long time director of the Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home in Denton, Texas.

Born December 1, 1955, to James and Freda Gilbert, Kathryn was a proud Texan. She went to Denton High School and graduated in 1974. She then studied administrative management at the University of North Texas (1978). Kathryn made a career with Delta Air Lines from which she retired after 30 years before accepting a position with the BOS.

Kathryn was a survivor, for more than ten years, of Pancreatic cancer and was a passionate supporter of the Kosten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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Matthew Gore

Matthew Gore

Matthew H. Gore is a British journalist, historian, popular culturist, archivist, and educator residing in Memphis, Tennessee. He is the immediate past-president of the Society of Tennessee Archivists and is best known for his book The History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Kentucky to 1988 (2000). He has also published on a variety of topics as diverse as The Origin of Marvelman (a British superhero of the 1950s and 1960s), the relative scarcity of East German philatelics, and the biography of British pulp artist, Denis McLoughlin. He is employed by the Ministry Council of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at the Cumberland Presbyterian Center in Memphis, Tennessee, as editor of the Cumberland Presbyterian Magazine and as publications manager. He has been associated with both Western Kentucky University, which honored him with their James H. Poteet Award, and the University of Kentucky. He also serves as editor for all Boardman Books (Memphis, Tennessee) publications.
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  1. Very sorry. I was staying at her house when I attended the General Assembly. She was very special to me, just like her husband and her son.
    We pray that the Lord will give them strength and comfort.

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