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

Family links: 
  Wesley Ezekiel Cannon (1867 - 1924)
  Letty Lou Gainey Webb Cannon (1871 - 1924)
  John Carl Goolsby (1889 - 1952)
  Martha Helen Goolsby Christenson (1916 - 1997)*
  Anna Helena Cannon Goolsby (1891 - 1974)
  John Webb Cannon (1913 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
w/o J.C.
Evergreen Memorial Park
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
Anna Helena Helen <i>Cannon</i> Goolsby
Added by: Carol Hoch was Johnson
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When those we love have left this earth, we still can feel them near. We'll see a picture, hear a song, and it's just like they are here. And when we call upon our faith, when we believe and trust, we know the ones we care about are always close to us.
- Carol Hoch was Johnson
 Added: Mar. 12, 2015
"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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