Faye Helmly Wylds

Augusta, GA – Faye Helmly Wylds, 68, wife of Lawton Wylds, entered into rest Monday, August 20, 2012, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 23, 2012, at 2:00 PM from Silvercrest Baptist Church, with Dr. Roy Head, Dr. Eleazer Benenhaley, and Rev. John Kilpatrick officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Wylds, daughter of Gladys Kirkland Helmly and the late Robert Fred Helmly, was born in Augusta and retired as a Medical Staff Coordinator with the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. She was a member of Silvercrest Baptist Church where she was former chairman of the Youth Committee. She taught the Youth, and the College and Career Sunday School Class for ten years, and was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class.
She was preceded in death by her son, Rev. Robert Todd Wylds, and her sister, Barbara Laughlin.
In addition to her husband and her mother, she is survived by her son, John Wylds and his wife, Sharon, of Evans; her daughter Kym Wylds Horton and her husband, Chris, of LaGrange; her grandchildren, Lauren Wylds, Elizabeth Sonnedecker, Danny Wylds, Allyson Wylds, Ashlyn Wylds, and Faith Horton; one sister Deborah Duggan and her husband, Jim, of Arlington, TX; and her special friend, Judy Brinson.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice, 3508 Professional Circle, Suite A, Martinez, GA 30907; or to Silvercrest Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 5518, Augusta, GA 30916.
The family would like to offer special thanks to the staff of both Odyssey Hospice and Select Specialty Hospital, Dr. David Hess, Dr. Paul Schwartz, Dr. Robert Rychley, and Dr. John Blevins. Special thanks is also offered to her caregivers, Eula Mae Prince, Sherri Prince, Sandra Ellenton, Mitzie Burgos (deceased), Ann Hinton, and Dale Jones.
Active Pallbearers will be Danny Wylds, Jimmy Duggan, Jerry “Bubba” Laughlin, Thomas Yarborough, Keith Anderson, James Staub, Henry Holley, and the Deacons of Silvercrest Baptist Church: Miller Mims, Terry Standrod, Leon Hobbs, Steve Kirkland, Wayne Josey, John Johnikin.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Adult Sunday School Classes of Silvercrest Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 22, from 6:00 until 9:00 at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.

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4 responses to “Faye Helmly Wylds”

  1. Lawton and children, my heart goes out to all of you. I know you will miss her greatly and the memories you all have with your wife and mother are great ones and you will carry them the rest of your life.. I know this life sometimes seems unfair, but God has everything in control. Love to all three of you.

  2. The angels are always near to those who are grieving,to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hands of God.

    Layton, Aunt Gladys, Deborah, John, Kimberly and family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


  3. Lawton we are sorry about your loss. We will be praying for your family.I’m Kathryn James youngest son. God will be with you and your family .

  4. Lawton, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are
    in our prayers.

    Love in Christ,
    Mary Hand

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