July 30, 1946 – June 8, 2020
Helen Smith, age 73, died June 8, 2020.
She was born July 30, 1946, in Fort Hood, TX, to Farest Gibson and Myrtle Gibson Hancock. She married Walter L. Smith, of Tylertown.
She is survived by son, John Smith (Jennifer); three daughters, Penny Genusa (Salvador), Susan Dixon (Paul), Sharon Reeves; three sisters, Nita McKenzie, Joy Steele, Charlotte Phillips; 13 grandchildren, Ashley (Jacob), Kayley, Gracee, Alex, Amanda, Kaylee, Brooke, Kristina (Corey), Kynsley, Bradley, Heather, Hilary, Heidi; and 14 great grandchildren, Jase, Rowan, Lukas, Reese, Jadence, Zoey, Adalynn, Hannah, Aniston, Nicholas, Gabriel, Jeffrey, Lillian, Marina.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter L. Smith; her father, Farest Gibson; mother, Myrtle Hancock; her step-father, Vernon Hancock; one son, Robert Smith; and one sister, Carol Chapman.
A private family service for Helen Rose Smith was June 11, 2020, at Silver Creek Cemetery with Bro. Bruce McKenzie officiating.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com