August 22, 1944 - August 16, 2021
Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 16, 2021 at age of 76 years. She was born August 22, 1944 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to the late Alberta and Eli Dudley, Sr. The family moved to Saginaw, Michigan in 1955 where Helen began her own family. In 1975 she relocated to Aurora, Illinois where a new journey began for her until her passing. In 2014, Helen retired as a teacher from Keeler Thompson Center after 31 years of dedicated service. Her memory will be cherished by her significant other, Eddie Huey; five children, Antoinette Dudley, Aurora, IL, Derrick (Denise) Jones of Portsmouth, VA, Dwayne (Vicky) Jones of Ypsilanti, MI, Felissia (Lorrell) Thomas of Saginaw, MI and Davis E. Jones III of Virginia Beach, VA; 15 grandkids; 18 great-grandkids; siblings, Charley (Marie) Johnson of Muskegon, MI, Perlie M. Dudley, David Dudley, Mary F. Carter, James W. Carter and Dewight Carter all of Saginaw; and Thomas Dudley of Columbus, OH; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including a very special best friend, Adelle Mosby; two bonus sons, Clyde Burgess and Jason. Ms. Jones was preceded in death by her mother, Alberta Dudley; father Eli Dudley, Sr.; two sisters, Lola Pinson and Elizabeth Ducree; three brothers, Willie J. Porter, Eli Dudley, Jr. and Amos Dudley; her grandparents; one niece, Lula Shamely and two nephews, Elijah Johnson and Richard Dudley. Helen will be missed by family and many friends. In Aurora, IL a visitation will take place from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Healy Chapel, 332 West Downer Place., Aurora, 60506. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. Pastor Vincent McMillion will officiate with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3210 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48601. Visitation will take from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at Evans & Browne's.
Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 16, 2021 at age of 76 years. She was born August 22, 1944 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to the late Alberta and Eli Dudley, Sr. The family... View Obituary & Service Information
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