Helen Gibson Bryson

Memorial services for Helen Gibson Bryson, 90, of Cornelia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at  First Baptist Church of Cornelia, with the Rev. Steve Doran and the Rev. David Turner officiating.

Mrs. Bryson went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Born Oct. 10, 1928, in Franklin, North Carolina, she was the daughter of  the late Samuel Hubert Gibson and Fannie Byers Liner Gibson.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Hoyt B. Bryson; brother, Sam Gibson Jr.; and grandson, Jonathan Lee Duncan.

Mrs. Bryson was a member of  First Baptist Church of Cornelia where she served as a deacon. Other church activities and leadership roles included member of the Friendship Sunday school class, missions director, WMU director for 23 years, director of Round Table, she started the Operations Christmas Child in Habersham County, project coordinator for Camp Pinnacle, and member of the Habersham Baptist Association, WMU Council. She was a piano teacher and was co-owner and bookkeeper of Bryson Auto Parts.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Wayne Worsham, Miriam and Joey Duncan, and Rebecca and Tim Buttram; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Keith G. and Ruth Bryson; and son, Kim Bryson;  grandchildren, Jeff and Katie English, John English, Kevin and Bev Worsham, Michael and Brandy Worsham, Tracy Worsham, Melissa and Mickey Carroll, and Adrien Buttram;  great-grandchildren, Sara Grace English, Maggie and Kate English, Alivia and Brinley Worsham, and Breelyn, Maddox, Nolan and Weston Carroll.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church prior to the memorial service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cornelia Missions Fund, P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531.

Those wishing to express online condolences to family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Homes and Crematory, North Chapel, Demorest. 

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