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Helen Alford

Helen Alford
May 19, 1943 – Feb. 1, 2022
Helen Craft Alford, 78 of Jayess, died Feb. 1, 2022. She was born May 19, 1943, in Lincoln County.
A graveside service was in Sartinville Cemetery in Jayess Feb. 4, 2022, with Rev. Buddy Day officiating.
Miss Helen, as she was known at Billdora, loved making wreaths. She made and sold many wreaths to help the activity group raise money to adopt a needy family at Christmas. Billdora was her home.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lanie Williamson; mother, Eliza Ballard Williamson; husband Gene Craft, brother, L.J. Williamson; sisters, Pearl Montgomery and Betty Brock; son-in-law, Clay Herring.
Survivors include her son, Mike Craft (Lisa); daughters Renea Herring (Bo) and Becky Cochran (Charles); 10 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Randy Craft, Bryan Rials, James Jenkins, Ben Reid, Tyler Greer and Jeff Alexander.
Honorary pallbearers were Elijah Jenkins, Cliff Jenkins, Mike Jenkins, Dale Morgan, Brad Rimes, and Joe Jenkins.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Billdora Senior Care Activity Fund.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

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