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Celebrating the life of
Helen Parfitt Krebs
December 31, 1922 - April 02, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Graveside Service
  • 10:00 a.m. - Saturday, April 08, 2017
  • Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park
  • 1600 Wheaton Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-234-3458

You have our deepest sympathy. May the God of Love and Peace be with you and your family. May it console you to know that others care and think of you. We ask God to bless you with courage to bear the sorrow that fills your heart. John 5:28,29

, Atlanta, GA

So sorry to hear of the death of Mrs. Krebs. We were neighbors on 65th and grew up with this family. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Ann Hearn Baker, Stilson, GA

May the God of peace comfort you during this difficult time (Philippians 4:6,7). Take comfort in God's promise to do away with pain, suffering and death (Revelation 21:3,4). My condolences to the family.

D Tucker, Locust Grove, GA

My condolences to the Krebs Family. Please know that your loss i shared and that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ has promised at Revelation 21:3,4 [ to wipe out pain, sickness, sorrow and death.] May fond memories of Helen linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org for more promises .

Henry, Lawrevceville, GA

Fond memories of a kind and gracious lady. A purposeful life, well lived. My condolences.

Chuck Jones, Savannah, Ga

Our deepest condolences to the entire Krebs family. Helen was always warm and accepting of new friends and family. We will all miss her friendly smile and charm. xoxox

David Boothe, Clinton, MA

Mrs. Krebs was a true lady. Deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I still miss Billy!

Marie Green Bryant, Savannah, GA

I have fond memories of Helen, having been neighbors on Wilmington Island and members of the same bridge club. She was a good friend and a lovely lady. I send my heartfelt condolences to her dear family. Mary Lee Zimmerman

Mary Lee Zimmerman, Midville, GA

I am sorry for your lost. Ms. Helen was a kind and caring person. In The Bible we find the promise that one day everyone on earth will be perfect in mind and body. That is why Jesus gave his "Perfect" life for us (John 3:16) Please visit www.jw.org to see how you can be reunited with Helen and enjoy "life everlasting" on a paradise earth. (Revelation 21: 3&4)

Jacqueline C., Loganville, GA

I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I remember her from Sacred Heart when I drove the "red" bus. You children were so nice. My prayers are with you all.

Caroline Banker, Savannah, Ga.,

Helen P. (Parfitt) Krebs, 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 2, 2014 in Massachusetts, after a brief period of declining health, with family and friends at her side.

She leaves two children: Elizabeth K. King (and David L. Boothe), of Massachusetts, and Edward D. Krebs, III (and Sally Litwin Krebs), of South Carolina; a sister, Louise Ethridge, of Georgia; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; sister- and brother-in-law Mary Joyce and Anthony Scamardo of Texas, sister-in-law Joan Krebs, and many nieces and nephews.  She was married to William Summerlin and widowed in 1940.

She later married her husband of 55 years, Edward D. Krebs, Jr., who died in 2002.  Her elder son, William A. Summerlin, died in 2011.  Three sisters also predeceased her.

Helen was born and raised in Savannah, GA, daughter of William G. and Georgia A. (Bone) Parfitt, and lived there all her life, until relocating to Massachusetts ten years ago.  She was a graduate of Savannah High School.

A long-time employee of Union Camp Corp., Savannah, GA, it was there that she met her late husband, Ed, in the company bowling league.  The two continued to work at Union Camp until their retirements, when they enjoyed dividing their time between Savannah and western NC.

Helen was a member of St. John the Guardian of Our Lady Parish, Clinton, MA, and St. Peter the Apostle, Savannah, GA.  She was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling and bridge into her later years, even going bowling to celebrate her 90th birthday.  Helen was committed to volunteer service, including serving as a USO Hospitality volunteer during World War II, many years of supporting church and school activities, and as an American Red Cross volunteer for more than twenty years.  Well into her 90’s, she continued to give of herself, as a volunteer with the meals program at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Clinton, MA, and Nashoba Hospice.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park, Savannah, GA.  Friends are welcome to join the family at the service.  There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Church of the Good Shepherd Meal Program, 209 Union St., Clinton, MA 01510 or Benedictine School, Mothers of the Class of '59 Scholarship Fund, 6502 Seawright Drive Savannah, GA, 31406.

 

 

 

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You have our deepest sympathy. May the God of Love and Peace be with you and your family. May it console you to know that others care and think of you. We ask God to bless you with courage to bear the sorrow that fills your heart. John 5:28,29

, Atlanta, GA

So sorry to hear of the death of Mrs. Krebs. We were neighbors on 65th and grew up with this family. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Ann Hearn Baker, Stilson, GA

May the God of peace comfort you during this difficult time (Philippians 4:6,7). Take comfort in God's promise to do away with pain, suffering and death (Revelation 21:3,4). My condolences to the family.

D Tucker, Locust Grove, GA

My condolences to the Krebs Family. Please know that your loss i shared and that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ has promised at Revelation 21:3,4 [ to wipe out pain, sickness, sorrow and death.] May fond memories of Helen linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org for more promises .

Henry, Lawrevceville, GA

Fond memories of a kind and gracious lady. A purposeful life, well lived. My condolences.

Chuck Jones, Savannah, Ga

Our deepest condolences to the entire Krebs family. Helen was always warm and accepting of new friends and family. We will all miss her friendly smile and charm. xoxox

David Boothe, Clinton, MA

Mrs. Krebs was a true lady. Deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I still miss Billy!

Marie Green Bryant, Savannah, GA

I have fond memories of Helen, having been neighbors on Wilmington Island and members of the same bridge club. She was a good friend and a lovely lady. I send my heartfelt condolences to her dear family. Mary Lee Zimmerman

Mary Lee Zimmerman, Midville, GA

I am sorry for your lost. Ms. Helen was a kind and caring person. In The Bible we find the promise that one day everyone on earth will be perfect in mind and body. That is why Jesus gave his "Perfect" life for us (John 3:16) Please visit www.jw.org to see how you can be reunited with Helen and enjoy "life everlasting" on a paradise earth. (Revelation 21: 3&4)

Jacqueline C., Loganville, GA

I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I remember her from Sacred Heart when I drove the "red" bus. You children were so nice. My prayers are with you all.

Caroline Banker, Savannah, Ga.,


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