Helen McDonald


Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Williams McDonald 96, of Pine Bluff, passed July 5, at her home will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. The Church Of Jesus Christ 912 S. Catalpa street Suffragan Bishop Samuel 1 Gaynor Sr pastor. She was born April 12, 1918 in Quachita County to REv. John W. Williams an Mrs Janie V Tyler Williams She was married to the late Victor McDonald for sixty years She was preceded in death by five sisters, one brother, two sons,. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the apostolic faith for Sixty eight years. She remained a faithful member until herdeath. Some offices held in the church, President of cleaning committee, faithful Sunday School Teacher, member of the Adult Choir She enjoyed and loved coming to all her Church services and would always be on time.. She often stated she did not like being late for services. She received numerous adwards, plaques, and honors which included Most faithful awards, Faithful Sunday School Tea cher, The Pentecostal Pearl Award presented during 2009 National Convention, a Plaque and Monetary Gift which was a combined recognition presented by the Missionary and Christian Women Auxiliary and th Pastors, Ministers, Deacons, Trustees, And Widows Auxiliary April 2013. She worked for Young’s Welch and One Hour Martinizing Dry Cleaners as a Presser for several years. Survivors include, daughters, Earnestine (David) Suggs, Erma Jean Williams all of Pine Bluff, Gwendolyn (Keith) Hayes of Bryant, Ark., sisters Bettie Walker of Arlington, Texas, Ethel Pugh of Redfield, Ark., fifteen grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren, ten great great granchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, special children, The Watson and Gayner families. Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Perry Funeral Home Visitations may be Friday 5pm until 7pm at The Church of Jesus Christ ces