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Helen Maria Spencer Epperson
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1924
Edgar County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 2011
Fountain County
Indiana, USA

"Helen Maria Epperson, 87, of Covington, Ind., went to be with her Lord on Nov. 24, 2011, at The Waters of Covington.

She was born June 7, 1924, in Hume, Ill., to Joseph Hampton and Ollie Theodore (Henson) Spencer.

She married James Lawrence Epperson on June 30, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo. He preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 2001.

They had six children together: James L. Epperson II, Nancy Jo (Charles) Holycross of James Island, S.C., Fran (Donald) Cumbow of Covington, Ind., Skip (Lola) Epperson of Cayuga, Ind., Becky (Kevin) Jones of Covington and Terry (Lesa) Epperson, also of Covington. Her 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive Helen.

In addition to her husband, James; her parents; a son, James Epperson II; two brothers; and one sister preceded Helen in death.

She was a homemaker, knitter and loved working with flowers. She was a member of the First Assembly of God in Danville, and loved the Lord, her pastor and church friends.

She enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren, playing Yahtzee, and reading her Bible.

A celebration of life service for Helen Maria Epperson will begin at 2 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 28, at Sunset's Covington Chapel, 420 Third St., Covington, Ind., with burial to take place at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville following the service. Pastor Bob Fairchild has been asked to officiate the service. Visitation for family and friends will be 4-8 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 27, at the funeral home. Memorial condolences may be made in Helen's name to the First Assembly of God Church in Covington."- Commercial News, Danville, Illinois, November 26, 2011 
Family links: 
  Joseph Hampton Spencer (1897 - 1924)
  Ollie Theodore Henson Wrench (1895 - 1971)
  James Lawrence Ellmore Epperson (1919 - 2001)
  James Lawrence Epperson (1942 - 1991)*
  Dellia Maye Frances Spencer Howard (1920 - 1968)*
  George Henry Maurice Spencer (1922 - 1992)*
  Helen Maria Spencer Epperson (1924 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Park
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lesa Epperson
Record added: Nov 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80929627
Helen Maria <i>Spencer</i> Epperson
Added by: Lesa Epperson
Helen Maria <i>Spencer</i> Epperson
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- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Nov. 26, 2011
You were a wonderful mother-in-law. We will all miss you so much!!!!
- Lesa Epperson
 Added: Nov. 24, 2011

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