Helen Lucile Gorby, 90, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, following a short illness. She is the daughter of the late Albert O. and Hazel M. Morgan and wife of the late Howard Cecil Gorby. She was also preceded in death by her sister Minnie Ella Nelson. She is survived by her children; Jerry D. Gorby and wife Peggy, Janice G. Zelanik, Ruth Alexander and husband Steve, and Roger E Gorby and wife Susie. She also enjoyed 11 Grandchildren, 33 Great-Grandchildren, and 5 Great-Great-Grandchildren.