OBITUARY

Helen Ann Childress

December 9, 1926December 28, 2020
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Helen Ann Childress, 94, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away Monday, December 28, 2020. She was born in Hardin County Kentucky December 9, 1926 to the late Hal and Edna Payne. Helen was a devout Catholic and a very Spiritual person. She was a very giving and selfless person and often would be a caregiver to the folks that needed her help. She was loved by so many. For many many years Helen was known as the cake lady. Her first husband Cyril Pierce, and second husband, Henry George Childress and six of her siblings preceded Helen in death. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, James Pierce(Bonnie), Charles Pierce, Kenneth Pierce(Shelia), David Pierce(Sharron),sister Theresa Lehmankuler, stepchildren, Terry Ort, George Childress(Teresa), Carla Fetz(Sammy), twenty-two grandchildren, and many great grandchildren and great- great grandchildren, and a host of many other family members and friends. Visitation will be Monday, January 4, 2021 from 2-8pm at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home-Okolona. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 11am at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home-Okolona with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude. In order to adhere to public health requirements, family members and friends are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing at all times during the services.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 4, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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Ryan Pierce

December 31, 2020

Helen is my great grandmother & all my birthday cake was make from her when I was a little boy. the first time I when to Florida was to see her & I know she is watching over me & Ally & my daughter Mercedes & my daughter Sierra on her journey to the world now

I love u great grandma Helen & I miss u so much

Brenda Harper

December 31, 2020

Helen was a beautiful person. Always giving a big smile. I’ll always remember her bright blue eyes and beautiful smile❤️

Dee Young Orm

December 31, 2020

That is a beautiful picture of Helen. I admired, and loved her so much. She was everthing a woman should be. A real treasure. Proverbs 31 best describes Helen. I don't say this about too many, but this I know, Heaven got another Angel. My deepest condolences to her sons, family, and friends.

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Biography

Helen Ann Childress, 94, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away Monday, December 28, 2020. She was born in Hardin County Kentucky December 9, 1926 to the late Hal and Edna Payne.
Helen was a devout Catholic and a very Spiritual person. She was a very giving and selfless person and often would be a caregiver to the folks that needed her help. She was loved by so many. For many many years Helen was known as the cake lady.
Her first husband Cyril Pierce, and second husband, Henry George Childress and six of her siblings preceded Helen in death.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, James Pierce(Bonnie), Charles Pierce, Kenneth Pierce(Shelia), David Pierce(Sharron),sister Theresa Lehmankuler, stepchildren, Terry Ort, George Childress(Teresa), Carla Fetz(Sammy), twenty-two grandchildren, and many great grandchildren and great- great grandchildren, and a host of many other family members and friends.
Visitation will be Monday, January 4, 2021 from 2-8pm at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home-Okolona. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 11am at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home-Okolona with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude. In order to adhere to public health requirements, family members and friends are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing at all times during the services.