Phyllis Ann Gorman Gilbert, 69, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after a brief illness.
Phyllis was born on November 5, 1951 in Elkton, Md., and was the daughter of Edna Lloyd Gorman and the late Charles E. Gorman Sr. Phyllis graduated from Gunning Bedford High School in New Castle, Del., in 1969 and later graduated from Career Academy’s Medical Lab Tech Department in Washington, D.C., in 1972. She retired in 2017 from Iredell Memorial Hospital after 40 years.
Along with her father, Phyllis was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Gorman Jr.
In addition to her mother, Phyllis is survived by her husband, Albert M. Gilbert Jr.; two sons, “Bud” Albert M. Gilbert III (Tina) and Brian K. Gilbert; grandchildren, Ashlyn Gilbert and Alston Gilbert; sister, Carol Elliott; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at Hebron Baptist Church, Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. with Rev. Darren Johnson officiating. Visitation will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hebron Baptist Church’s Capital Campaign or the Youth Fund at 175 Hebron Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.