|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1918|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1994|
San Bernardino County
HELEN CLEMONS SMITH
Helen Clemons Smith was born on February 22, 1918 in
Little Rock, Arkansas to Willie and Matilda Wright
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
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
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,
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
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,
Willie James Clemons (1888 - 1927)
Matilda Wright Clemons (1895 - 1933)
Cornelius Henry (Neal) Smith (1917 - 1990)
Cornelious Henry Smith (1917 - 1990)*
Ivy Jean Smith (1948 - 1971)*
Willie Mae Clemons Crump (1914 - 2001)*
Helen Clemons Smith (1918 - 1994)
Evelyn Clemons (1920 - 1935)*
James Wallace (1929 - 1993)**
Odessa Wallace (1933 - 1989)**
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Los Angeles County
Created by: Della Smith
Record added: Aug 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7757751