Terpening & Son Mortuary
611 W. Grand Ave.
Artesia, NM 88210
More Obituaries for Phyllis Gilchrist
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Phyllis Gilchrist

1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Phyllis Gilchrist Obituary
Gilchrist, Phyllis (Fifi)

Phyllis (Fifi)


Age 93, beloved mother, grandmother and friend passed away March 7, 2016.

Fifi was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Helen Bartlett; husband Creighton Gilchrist, and her brother Bill Bartlett.

She is survived by her sister Shirley Metzler; children: Susie Troublefield and husband Glen, Robert Gilchrist, Barbara (Pug) Webb and husband Mark, Dana Sparks and husband Mark;. Her grandchildren include: Reese and Laurie Troublefield, Jason and Jarrett Webb, Ian Hancox, Tanner Gilchrist, Su-Zette Sparks, and Kaycee Pound. Her great grandchildren are Nicole, Jenna, Courtney, Ayden, Jace, and Dakota.

Fifi had many interests, such as gardening, playing bridge, poker and dominos. She was a very accomplished artist and quite a "fisherman". Fifi and Creighton spent much time in the Sacramento Mountains at their sweet cabin. Fifi was a loving wife, enjoyed being with her family and socializing with her wonderful friends. She always laughed at a good joke.

Pallbearers will be Reese Troublefield, Jason Webb, Jarrett Webb, Ian Hancox, Tanner Gilchrist, and Bob Shoemaker. Honorary pallbearers: James Metzler, Chad Hudgins, Devon Hudgins, Bobby Ferguson, Jim Ferguson, and Robbie Miller.

If you would like to make a donation: ,


or a charity of your choosing.

Visitation: Terpening and Son Mortuary, 611 W. Grand, Artesia, NM on March 13, 2016 Sunday 2:00pm - 6:00pm.

Funeral Services: First Presbyterian Church, 402 W. Grand, Artesia, NM on March 14, 2016 Monday 2:00pm.

Graveside Services: Woodbine Cemetery - Following Funeral.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 13, 2016
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Terpening & Son Mortuary