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Helen Gilliam Smith
1947 - 2016

Helen Gilliam Smith, 68 of Wichita Falls lost her battle with cancer Saturday, Jan. 16, in Wichita Falls.

A celebration of life was held on Saturday in the chapel of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with Rev. Gwen Morman, officiating.

Helen was born on Feb. 27, 1947, in Rawley, CA., to John and Essie (Rutledge) Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Durrell and Robert Johnson.

Survivors include her son, Roy Gilliam of Wichita Falls; daughter, Richele Jones of Iowa Park; sisters, Doris Akana of Lawton, OK., Hazel Mountjoy of Henrietta, Oachmie Green of Wichita Falls, Namona Brown of Altus, OK., and Wanatela Harris of Lawton, OK.; brother, Donald Johnson of Justin; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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