Ms. Nykeah Callesha Gilbert

October 15, 1997 ~ November 28, 2019 (age 22)

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A Time to be Born:  Nykeah Callesha Gilbert was on October 15, 1997 to Calvin D. and Patricia Nunnally Gilbert in Albany, Georgia.

A Time to Learn: Nykeah was educated in the Dougherty County School system. She graduated from Monroe High School in 2016. She was a member of the Chorus and National Society of High School Scholars. She began classes at Albany
State University and was currently enrolled at Albany Technical College.

A Time to Plant: Nykeah was baptized in 2004 at Second Bethesda Baptist Church and joined youth choir which progress to the Senior choir.

A Time for Passion: Nykeah loved God, people, singing, and working. Her joy was singing at the church and never hesitating to accept invitations to share her beautiful voice with others. She was a dedicated hard worker for Jimmy Jazz in the Albany Mall where she always greeted everyone with a smile.

A Time to Die: On Thursday afternoon, November 28,2019, God called his singing angel to heaven. You will forever be in our hearts.


Her Legacy:  Nykeah leaves a legacy of love and inspiration for her family: Devoted Parents: Calvin and Patricia Gilbert. Two Brothers: Julian (Ashley) Gilbert and Nekolbe Gilbert; One Sister: Vernea B. Harris; Five Uncles: Alonzer Gilbert, Willie (Gwendolyn) Nunnally, Elijah Nunnally, Eddie Curry, Curtis Smith; Seven Aunts: Joanne Nunnally Christine Randall, Cheryl Nunnally, Earnstine Nunnally, Gertrude Nunnally, Corine Patterson, and Audrey Powell; Two Nephews: Julian Gilbert II and Kye’Reon Harris; Three Nieces: A’ashanee Bryant, Kaydence Miller, and Kaylee Gilbert; A very close cousin; Zenobia Gilbert; Godmother: Sarah Daniels; and host of  other sorrowing  family, friends, and love ones.

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December 6, 2019

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Poteat-Wakefield Funeral Directors LLC
1015 Cedar Avenue
Albany, GA 31701

Funeral Service
December 7, 2019

12:00 PM
Second Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church
6411 Newton Road
Albany, GA 31701

Interment following funeral service
December 7, 2019

Floral Memory Gardens
120 Old Pretoria Road
Albany, GA 31721

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