Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Helen Gibson Almond

Mrs. Helen Gibson Almond of Albemarle entered into the presence of Jesus on Monday, September 7, 2020. Mrs. Almond was born in Knott County, Kentucky on December 25, 1925. She was the daughter of  the late John L. Gibson and Maude Ramey Gibson. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Hubert L. Almond and by her second husband, James Campbell. Mrs. Almond is survived by her children, Pamela (Rev. Ed) Lowder of Albemarle, Kenneth (Lesa) of Wilmington, Timothy (Frances) of Polkton, and Jill (David) Cowles of Concord. She also leaves behind 13 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Three brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death. One sister, Mrs. Mildred Campbell of Lexington, Kentucky survives.

She worked at Belks for years and later managed Albemarle Christian bookstore.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00pm Thursday, September 10, at the First Assembly of God Church in Albemarle; masks are required. She was a faithful member of West Albemarle Baptist Church, and later became one of the original members in the starting of First Assembly. Burial will follow in the Fairview Memorial Park.

Friends may visit Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle on Wednesday, September 9th from 12:00 – 4:00pm to express their condolences. There will not be a family receiving line.

In Lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in Helen’s memory to her granddaughter’s mission ministry in Australia.

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  • Carol Shank Posted September 8, 2020 11:20 am

    I have known Helen seems like forever. Helen and I would go to Charlotte to hear Godly men tell about Jesus Christ. Helen, lived and walked the life of a Christian. Because , she loved her Lord ,and Savior, Jesus Christ..she will be missed by those that loved her.. I feel I have been blessed over the years by knowing , my friend, Helen Almond.. To God Be The Glory.

  • Melvin Posted September 8, 2020 12:20 pm

    Know we’re thinking of the family. Both Hubert and Mrs Almond were great people. Have many great Memories of them

  • David and Sarah Fisher Posted September 8, 2020 8:53 pm

    Our deepest condolences and prayers for the family.

  • Deb Bassett Posted September 8, 2020 9:39 pm

    My deepest sympathy goes out to the Almond family. Helen was a kind and wonderful lady. I know she will be missed. Prayers for all of you.

  • John & Althea Miller Posted September 8, 2020 11:42 pm

    So sorry for the family’s loss of Ms. Helen but we know Heaven’s gain is abundant. We became a neighbor of Ms.Helen in May of 2006 and became friends with her, she would come down to visit and we’d sit and talk on our front porch. We also knew Ms.Helen through First Assembly of God where we attended before our health started to decline. Ms. Helen was one of the nicest ladies we’ve met since moving back to NC in 2006. And yes she Loved her Lord Jesus. We will miss her, but hope to see her again one day.

  • Larry & Sharon Hopkins Posted September 9, 2020 8:21 pm

    Fond and loving memories of an elegant dressing, hardworking, Bible believing woman of God. Helen so loved her Hubert and all of her children and grands. She desired for them to know and serve JESUS. Enjoy heaven sweet lady! Our love to all the family!

  • Kathy Allen Eudy Posted September 10, 2020 9:53 pm

    Tim, Jill and family I am so sorry for your loss! Praying for peace and comfort in the days ahead! 💐

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