|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1930|
|Death: ||Nov. 8, 2012|
Helen Ables Ainsworth was born on July 18, 1930 in Holmes County, MS to Joe Byrd and Essie Ables. She married Riley Ainsworth on April 8, 1950 and they were the proud parents of 3 children. Helen was affectionaly known as Wink or Laverne by family and friends. Her first love was God and then her family. She loved having her family come home for visits and she always cooked their favorite foods. She never tired of working in her yard and always had beautiful flowers to show for it.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Byrd and Essie Ables; husband, Riley E. Ainsworth; grandson, Cade Ainsworth; and sister, Gladys Rogers.
She is survived by daughters, Debbie Anding and husband Grafton of Vicksburg; Cherie Ricks and husband Tommy of Crystal Springs; son, Danny Ainsworth and wife, Dianna of Madison; grandchildren, Randy and Tiffany Yates of Katy, TX; Cissi and Scott Malpass of Clinton; Brian Anding of Nashville, TN; Thomas Ricks of Starkville, MS; Calli Ainsworth of Madison; great-grandchildren, Peyton Guy, Bradyn and Davis Yates of Katy TX; Brantley and Bryson Malpass of Clinton; brothers, Joe C. (Snow) Ables and James Mabry Ables both of Lexington and sister, Annie Faye Ferrell of Lexington.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital in memory of Cade Ainsworth.
Pallbearers will be Randy Yates, Brian Anding, Thomas Ricks, Scott Malpass, Perry Alford, Grady Ables, Terry Ables and Lamar Ferrell.
Services will be Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at 9 am in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Lexington. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 9 from 5-8 pm also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Harlands Creek Cemetery in Coxburg, MS following the service.
Published in Clarion Ledger on November 9, 2012
Joe Byrd Ables (1901 - 1988)
Essie Ellington Ables (1908 - 1998)
Riley E. Ainsworth (1928 - 2006)
Gladys Ables Rogers (1927 - 1990)*
Joe C. Ables (1928 - 2015)*
Helen Ables Ainsworth (1930 - 2012)
James Mabry Ables (1932 - 2013)*
Harlands Creek Cemetery
Created by: Betty
Record added: Nov 09, 2012
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