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 Mary Helen <I>Coulter</I> Sykes

Mary Helen Coulter Sykes

Lockesburg, Sevier County, Arkansas, USA
Death 10 Aug 1990 (aged 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot West Masonic_211_1
Memorial ID 153351 · View Source
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The Deseret News
August 15, 1990
page B5

Mary Helen Sykes, 76, passed away August 10, 1990, in a Salt Lake hospital.

Born November 27, 1913, in Lockesburg, Arkansas to Mae and Dan Coulter. Married Thomas Sykes on February 24, 1961, in Ely, Nevada. She was a professional domestic cook for over 30 years, and reared 23 foster children and two of her own. She was a homemaker, generous and loving mother who will be very much missed.

Survived by: husband, Salt Lake City; daughters, Violetta and Laura Ann Sykes, both Salt Lake City; son, Cameron Lopes, Salt Lake City; brothers, Lonzo Coulter, New Orleans, Louisiana; John Norwood, Los Angeles, Calif.; Robert Bell, DeQueen, Arkansas; sisters, Clara Williams, Salt Lake City; Velma J. Carter, Denver, Colorado; Nellie Smith, Denver, Colorado; Jimmie B. Walker, Denver, Colorado; Jane Wilson, Denver, Colorado; Murel Adams, Denver, Colorado; Frances Bell, Gary, Indiana; Mary Gregory, Gary, Indiana; Adel Rogers, Sacramento, Calif.; Mavis Bell, Chicago, Ill.; a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, at Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East 100 So., where friends may call one hour prior to service. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery.




  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153351
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Helen Coulter Sykes (27 Nov 1913–10 Aug 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153351, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .