Helen Gist Wilson, 92, of 105 Monte Carlo Dr., Hamilton, NJ passed on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in New Jersey. A native of Union, SC, she was the widow of James Arthur Wilson and the daughter of the late Gault Sims and Louise Gist. She was joined Mount Rowell Baptist Church at an early age. She was member of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church in Brooklyn. She was a former employee of Continental Hotel in Manhattan, NY. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by one son, James Obert; one daughter, Coral Valencia; and two brothers, Harold Gist and Estes Gist. She is survived by four children, Joyce Gilliam of Harrisburg, PA, Dorothy Wilson Rollins of Hamilton, NJ, Patricia (James) Sims of Union, SC, and Lemuel Wilson of NY; one sister, Lucille Wright Edwards of Union, SC; eighteen grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Viewing will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Mount Rowell Baptist Church followed by the funeral service at 12 noon. The Reverend Dr. Larry D. Murphy will officiate. The family will receive friends at the home of her sister, Lucille Wright Edwards, 116 Wright Sims Road., Union, SC. Funeral arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.
Ceremony Location Mount Rowell Baptist Church 534 Adams Lake Road Union, SC 29379
Burial Location Mt. Rowell Baptist Church Cemetery 534 Adams Lake Road Union, SC 29379