Helen Gilbert

Published 9:42 am Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Helen Eplee Gilbert, 73, of Mill Spring, died Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.

A native of Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late Alfred G. and Minnie Whiteside Eplee. She was a retired spinner from Stonecutter and Spindale Mills.

Mrs. Gilbert was a member of Evangel Cathedral in Spartanburg.

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She is survived by her husband, Billy Gilbert of the home, and one brother, Kenneth Eplee of Bostic, N.C.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Eplee.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church in Mill Spring with Rev. Tim Gouge and Rev. Waren Elliott officiating. Interment will follow in Silver Creek cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:30-7 p.m. at Crowe’s Mortuary in Rutherfordton, N.C.

Online condolences at www.crowemortuary.com.