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Helen Dockery Shead

May 25, 1939 June 11, 2019
Helen Dockery Shead
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Obituary for Helen Dockery Shead

Helen Dockery Shead was born May 25, 1939, in Byhalia, Mississippi to the late Calhoun and Bessie Fant Dockery. She attended St. Paul School.

She committed herself to Christ at an early age. She was a faithful member of Greater New Shiloh Baptist Church for many years as a former Usher, the Missionary Society, and the Mother Board.

She is preceded in death by one son, David Odell Alexander, a granddaughter Dominique Shead, four sisters; Dolly Myers, Fannie Dockery, Annie Mae Sholar, and Willie Mae West, three brothers; Calhoun Dockery, Jr., Hubert and Herbert Dockery.

Helen Shead departed this life, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in her home.

Her loving memories will be cherished by her six daughters; Delores Doyle, Earlene Garrison (Cleotha) Augusta Anderson (Gussie) Selena Wright, Debra Wallace (Ovell), Cassandra Hoskins (Keith) and one son, Leon Shead, three sisters; Barbara Bell, Cleo Slayden and Maybell Dowdy (Raymond), one brother-in-law, Willie Sholar of Indianoplis, Indiana, one aunt, Olivia Clayton. Mother Shead also leaves to carry on her spirit of love sixteen grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, three god-daughters; Doris Potter, Jackie Cole and Connie Galloway and a host of other relatives and friends.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

14

Jun

12:00 PM 6/14/2019 12:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 6/14/2019 4:00:00 PM
Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.

3320 Millbranch Rd
Memphis, TN 38116-3624

Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc.
3320 Millbranch Rd Memphis 38116-3624 TN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

15

Jun

10:00 AM 6/15/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:55 AM 6/15/2019 10:55:00 AM
Greater New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

839 Maywood Street
Memphis, TN 38114

Greater New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
839 Maywood Street Memphis 38114 TN
United States

Service

Saturday

15

Jun

11:00 AM 6/15/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM
Greater New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

839 Maywood Street
Memphis, TN 38114

Greater New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
839 Maywood Street Memphis 38114 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1397 Highway 309 S.
Byhalia, MS 38611

1397 Highway 309 S. Byhalia 38611 MS
United States
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