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Welcome to the memorial page for

Thomas Gilbreath

September 6, 1960 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 56)

 

The world became a better place on September 6, 1960, when the birth of Thomas H. Gilbreath was announced.  Thomas Gilbreath was born in Willington, Delaware and moved to Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee.  He was educated in the Maury County School System and graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1979.  He transitioned from this life on the afternoon of Monday, August, 14, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia, Tennessee. 

He joined Pea River Missionary Baptist Church and was considered a member at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Alabama.  He was a devoted and hardworking member of New Zion Original Church of God.  He served as Trustee and was in training for the Deacons Ministry.  He sang and played guitar for the church choir.

His guidepost for life was “God has got this.”  Two of his favorite songs were “There’s a lily in the valley” and “Lord whatever you’re doing in this season, don’t do it without me.”

On December 23rd, 2009, he married the love of his life, Pastor Yvonne Ogilvie.  He was a loving and devoted husband.  He was a willing worker, a dedicated and faithful servant.   Mr. Gilbreath worked at Army Fleet Support in Daleville, Alabama until retirement.   

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Gilbreath and Tennie Miller Gilbreath.

His memories are entrusted to his loving and devoted wife, Pastor Yvonne Ogilvie Gilbreath;

son, Duvonte Taylor; brother-in-law, Elder Charles Edward Ogilvie; sister-in-law, Dr. Rose Ogilvie McClain; niece, Marlene McClain; god sister, Marion Gipson; god daughter, Stephanie Brannon; god grandson, Jaxon Brannon; devoted friends, Mr. & Mrs. James Charles, Aaron “Pete” Greenwood, Bill Biever, Nathaniel Tripp, and Dorothy Johnson; special friends, Tiffiney May, Teresa Tucker, New Zion Church family; Pastor Walter Childs and St. Mary Church family; Pastor Cedric Gibson and Pea River Church family; the Bass family; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

1 Corinthians 15: 55 – 58.  55-O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? 56-The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. 57-But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.  58-Therefore, my beloved brethren, be yea stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. 

Yvonne, Duvonte, and family

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
August 19, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pleasant Shade Missionary Baptist Church
1891 Damascus Road
Enterprise, AL 36330

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Pleasant Shade Missionary Baptist Church
1891 Damascus Road
Enterprise, AL 36330


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