OBITUARY

Phyllis Helms Gilbert

October 8, 1940December 4, 2018
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Mrs. Phyllis Helms Gilbert, age 78, of McDonough, GA passed away December 4, 2018. Mrs. Gilbert was born in Griffin, GA the daughter of the late Maybell Allen Helms and Emmitt H. Helms. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence Helms.

Mrs. Gilbert enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, serving in her church and community and was known for being a good cook. She was a life long member of McDonough Assembly of God where she served in all areas of the church. Phyllis and J. T. started their business in 1986 at McDonough Amoco and later transferred their business to McDonough Automotive and Towing where they continue to serve the community and the surrounding areas.

She is survived by her husband of 59 plus years, J. T. Gilbert of McDonough; sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Kim Gilbert of McDonough and Rick and Cheryl Gilbert formerly of Locust Grove; grandchildren and their spouses, Gina and Aaron Zielinske of McDonough, Nicole and Andrew Diaz of Blue Ridge, GA, Jonathan and Cassie of Locust Grove and Ryan Gilbert of Locust Grove; great grandchildren, Krista, Jordan, Marcus, Aaliyah, Josiah and Lillian; brother and sister-in-law, Marshal and Belita Helms of Fayetteville, NC; sister-in-law, Rose Helms of Jacksonville, FL; other brothers and sisters-in-law, Wayne and Imogene Thompson, Jerry Gilbert, Ron and Diane Brown, Daniel and Marilyn Gilbert, Wendell and Karen Gilbert and numerous nieces and nephews that loved her.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral service will be on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 2:30 PM in the chapel with Rev. Gina and Rev. Aaron Zielinske and Rev. Steve Snider officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in McDonough. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Missions at McDonough Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1865, McDonough, GA 30253

Haisten Funerals and Cremations, 1745 Zack Hinton parkway S., McDonough, GA 30253 770-914 8833 www.haistenfunerals.com

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her husband of 59 plus years, J. T. Gilbert of McDonough; sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Kim Gilbert of McDonough and Rick and Cheryl Gilbert formerly of Locust Grove; grandchildren and their spouses, Gina and Aaron Zielinske of McDonough, Nicole and Andrew Diaz of Blue Ridge, GA, Jonathan and Cassie of Locust Grove and Ryan Gilbert of Locust Grove; great grandchildren, Krista, Jordan, Marcus, Aaliyah, Josiah and Lillian; brother and sister-in-law, Marshal and Belita Helms of Fayetteville, NC; sister-in-law, Rose Helms of Jacksonville, FL; other brothers and sisters-in-law, Wayne and Imogene Thompson, Jerry Gilbert, Ron and Diane Brown, Daniel and Marilyn Gilbert, Wendell and Karen Gilbert and numerous nieces and nephews that loved her.

Services

  • Visitation - Haisten Funeral Home Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service - Haisten Funeral Home Chapel Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Burial Friday, December 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

Phyllis Helms Gilbert

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Mike and Susan Craig

December 6, 2018

Mr. J.T and family, please know you are in our prayers for comfort which only our Lord can provide. Ms. Phyllis was always such a kind lady. Your family has always rescued us with a smile when we needed you. Your family is a good example we may all learn from and we appreciate you. Please accept our condolences.

Phil & Cristin Taylor

December 6, 2018

So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Gilbert family.

Sandy Kelley

December 6, 2018

Sorry for your loss , may God be with you and comfort you all in this most difficult time.

Clara Cardell

December 6, 2018

Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for J.T. and the family.

Mike Moon

December 5, 2018

I had known Miss Phyllis and the Gilbert family for 46 years . I was very close to her Mother and Father n law Miss Kate and Mr. Marcus Gilbert. May the Lord be with J.T. and the family at this time. We are so sorry for her passing and know she is with the Lord now.

Garry biff Collins

December 5, 2018

Mr.jt ,Gerald and Rick so sorry to hear about your loss. I will never forget all the times your wife and mom fed me when I delivered parts to you all. My brother (Donnie) always wanted to know how it took so long for me to get back to work!! May god give you strength in healing

Earl and Teresa Garland

December 5, 2018

So very sorry for your loss, our prayer is for the Lord to keep His arms around you all and provide you with the strength and comfort needed for these hard days ahead.

Noble & Irene Drake

December 5, 2018

Thoughts & prayers with you all. We love you, Gerald, Kim, & family.

Barbara@Darry Cook

December 5, 2018

Our Hearts are Sad. Love and Prayers.

Pastor Michael & Margie Branson

December 5, 2018

Our lives have been the richer in knowing Phyllis Gilbert. It was a joy and honor to serve as her pastor at McDonough First Assembly of God for over 12 years. She was a faithful and diligent worker in the church and served with excellence. Our thoughts and prayers are with J. T. and the family in this difficult experience. May the God of all comfort be especially close to you now and in the days ahead.

Biography

Mrs. Gilbert enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, serving in her church and community and was known for being a good cook. She was a life long member of McDonough Assembly of God where she served in all areas of the church. Phyllis and J. T. started their business in 1986 at McDonough Amoco and later transferred their business to McDonough Automotive and Towing where they continue to serve the community and the surrounding areas.