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Celebrating the life of

Helen E. Wilson

November 25, 1928 - December 18, 2019

Helen E. Wilson

Helen E. Wilson, 91, of Statesboro, GA, passed away December 18, 2019, after a brief illness.

She was born November 25, 1928, in Savannah, GA and resided in Bradenton, FL, from April 20, 1980 until November 30, 2018 when she moved to Statesboro, GA.

She graduated from Savannah High School in 1950 and was a member of Christ Church.

Helen served 12 years in the Navy (WAVES) as a Yeoman from September 1952 until November 1964.  Services included Newport, RI, Hawaiian Sea Frontier, Pearl Harbor, NAS Jacksonville, FL and the Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, D.C. at the Pentagon.

Helen worked at Tropicana for 5 years before going to Dick, Johnson & Jefferson Insurance and retired in June 1980.

Among her longtime friends, she leaves behind Doris L. Brown and Lillie Furniss.  Helen and Doris met in 1958, while in the Navy. In November 2018, she moved to an assisted living facility in Statesboro, GA and to be near her cousin, Mary L. Mincey.

Surviving are a brother, Harry L. Wilson, III, Savannah, GA; a niece, Sherry Ann Dowdy, Manassas, VA; a cousin, Mary L. Mincey, Statesboro, GA.; and two nephews, Michael B. Wilson and Brandon Dowdy.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 23, 2019 in Bonaventure Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of choice would be appreciated.

 

 

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Ms. Helen will be missed among us she was a caring person. May the comfort and peace of God be with the family in this time of need. Gone from our sight but never from our hearts.

- Melinda Mincey, ,


I am praying for family, Ms.Helen was such a kind lady. We will miss he so much!

- Cathy Lee, Statesboro, GA


My heart is so sad that Ms. Helen is no longer with us, Thank you for sharing her with us and allowing us to care for her! She will always hold a special place in my heart. I pray peace and comfort over Ms. Doris, Ms.Lilliy, Mrs.Mary & Mr.Ray, She loved you all so much and never missed a chance to tell me!

- Olivia Estrada, Statesboro, Ga


Ms. Helen will be missed among us she was a caring person. May the comfort and peace of God be with the family in this time of need. Gone from our sight but never from our hearts.

- Melinda Mincey, ,


I am praying for family, Ms.Helen was such a kind lady. We will miss he so much!

- Cathy Lee, Statesboro, GA


My heart is so sad that Ms. Helen is no longer with us, Thank you for sharing her with us and allowing us to care for her! She will always hold a special place in my heart. I pray peace and comfort over Ms. Doris, Ms.Lilliy, Mrs.Mary & Mr.Ray, She loved you all so much and never missed a chance to tell me!

- Olivia Estrada, Statesboro, Ga


Aunt Helen, you will be truly missed by all folks that came into your life. You are now with Aunt Peggy in the heaven watching the rest of the family. You two ladies are again back together again. May you two rest in peace and thank-you both for your service of our country. Love you always. Pat

- Patricia A. Denny ,MA, Somerset


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200