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Helen Clemons Smith
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1918
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1994
San Bernardino
San Bernardino County
California, USA

HELEN CLEMONS SMITH

Helen Clemons Smith was born on February 22, 1918 in
Little Rock, Arkansas to Willie and Matilda Wright
Clemons.

Helen's mother and father died when she was a teenager
and she was left to raise her brothers and sisters.

Helen was united in marriage to Cornelius H.(Neal)
Smith in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1940.To this union
nine children were born.

She was a loving wife and devoted mother. She accepted
Christ into her life at an early age. She was a member
of Rice Street Baptist Church and later joined
Metropolitan Baptist Church.She was a soloist at
church functions.

Helen and her family relocated to Los Angeles in 1961.
She was a housewife and her favorite past-time was
sewing.Her husband Cornelius preceded her in death in
1990.

Helen relocated to Fontana California in 1992 to stay
with her daughter Della.

She departed this life on February 14, 1994 at the San
Bernardino Community hospital in San Bernardino,
California.

Helen was preceded in death by her sister Odessa
Wallace in Pomona, California, and a brother James
Wallace in Brooklyn, New York.Daughter Ivy Jean died
in 1971.

She is survived by her children Harold, Della, Rose,
John, Wilma, Shirley, Louis, and Frances .Sister
Willie Mae Crump of St. Louis, Missouri. 24
grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

Services were held at Spaulding La Brea Chapel on
February 19, 1994 in Los Angeles, California.

Arrangements were handled by Spaulding Mortuary.

Interment was at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood,
California.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Willie James Clemons (1888 - 1927)
  Matilda Wright Clemons (1895 - 1933)
 
 Spouses:
  Cornelius Henry (Neal) Smith (1917 - 1990)
  Cornelious Henry Smith (1917 - 1990)*
 
 Children:
  Ivy Jean Smith (1948 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Mae Clemons Crump (1914 - 2001)*
  Helen Clemons Smith (1918 - 1994)
  Evelyn Clemons (1920 - 1935)*
  James Wallace (1929 - 1993)**
  Odessa Wallace (1933 - 1989)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Della Smith
Record added: Aug 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7757751
Helen <i>Clemons</i> Smith
Added by: Della Smith
 
Helen <i>Clemons</i> Smith
Cemetery Photo
Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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My dear mother
- Della Smith
 Added: Feb. 26, 2005
 
 
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