Gilbert Alan Scourten was born in Coffeyville, Kansas on June 28, 1962 to Rosetta Charlene (Wesley) and Horace Wilton Scourten. He attended Cleveland Elementary, Field Kindley High School and Coffeyville Junior College. He continued his education at Pittsburg State University, with a bachelor's degree in Business.
Gilbert was a member of Davidson Chapel C.M.E. church in Coffeyville, Kansas and the Potter's House in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Gilbert married Ethel M. Glenn of Detroit, MI. They were married over 20 years. Gilbert was employed for over 20 years with Sprint and AT&T as a valued and successful salesman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace Scourten and Rosetta (Wesley) Scourten and a brother, Derek Floyd of Wichita, Kansas.
Surviving to honor his memory are aunts Helen Sanchez of St. Louis, MO; Louise (McDaniel) Wesley of Coffeyville, KS; and Betty (Slaughter) Wesley; Uncle Clarence (Peggy Hatcher) Wesley of Wichita, KS; Brothers: Phillip (Connie Folks) Scourten of Richardson, TX; Darrell (Angela Easter) Scourten of Tulsa, OK; Michael (Tobey Franklin) Scourten of Coffeyville, KS and Tulsa, OK; Eric Scourten of Mesquite, TX; Sister-in-law: Janell (Fitchpatrick) Floyd of Wichita, KS and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
Viewing will be Friday, April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and a wake service from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Mission Funeral Services 502 S. Union St. Coffeyville, KS
Service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 7 at St. John Church of Faith at 10:00 a.m. located 602 W. Martin St. Coffeyville, KS.