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Anna Helena "Helen" Cannon Goolsby
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1891
Kennard
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1974
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA

Thursday, Nov. 7, 1974 Obit for Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Goolsby, 83,
were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First United Methodist Church.

Rev. E. J. Davis officiated. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Park in Crockett, Texas.

Mrs. Goolsby, a resident of Crockett, died Tuesday morning in the Houston County Hospital. She was born Sept. 13, 1891 in Houston County and had resided there all her life.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Crockett; a charter
member of the Crockett Culture Club, a charter member and past president of the Crockett PTA, and was a past worthy matron, Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Goolsby was active in the Women's Society of Christian Service, and was a past chairman of the Cancer Crusade.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Carl B. Goolsby of Crockett; a daughter, Mrs.
Martha Christenson of Colorado Springs, Colo; three brothers, D. Clint Cannon of Edinburg, Ben W. Cannon of Corpus Christi, and Louis Cannon of Pasadena; and two grandchildren, Carl II and Susan Jane.
Pallbearers were Baker Tunstall Jr., T. J. Tunstall, Joe Bennett, Dr. A. B.
Brown Jr., Jim Arnold and Herbert Callaway.

Helen Cannon Goolsby was the daughter of Wesley E. and Letty Lou Gainey Webb Cannon, and she was the oldest of eight children. She loved her family and friends, and she was an avid bridge player. Helen also enjoyed fishing at the lake near Crockett, and she was an excellent seamstress. Most of all, Helen was a joy to be around, for she brought out the best traits in almost everyone.


 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Carl Goolsby (1889 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Martha Helen Goolsby Christenson (1916 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
w/o J.C.
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Park
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan Goolsby Courter
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Aug 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9274654
Anna Helena Helen <i>Cannon</i> Goolsby
Added by: Billie Nichols Bennett
 
 
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"Let me live by the side of the road and be a Friend to Man."
- Susan Goolsby Courter
 Added: Apr. 22, 2012
 
 
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