Helen Ruth Wilson
Helen Ruth Wilson
  • August 24, 1945 - November 1, 2017
  • La Porte, Texas

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Helen Ruth Wilson, 72, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, earner her wings on November 1, 2017.

Helen was born to Horace and Ovie Meacham on August 24, 1945 in Port Arthur, Texas.

Helen had a successful career in Insurance and Healthcare for over 30 years from which she was able to retire.

She was a giving person who spent time caring for those she loved. Her love for her family included cooking their favorite foods like chocolate cake, carrot cake, and the best Thanksgiving Dinner complete with cornbread and bread dressing. Easter always had a treasure hunt with eggs filled with treats and gifts galore for her grandchildren.

She had a talent for sewing that included making quilts. One of her most special and personal quilts won a ribbon at the Mississippi State Fair.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents Horace and Ovie Meacham, Brother Horace Meacham Jr, and Sisters Marie Rodgers and Barbara Nix.

Her memory will be cherished by her two daughters, Phyllis Windus (Rick) of Bacliff, TX and Marian DeMarco of Pearland, TX. Grandchildren, Trevor Windus (Paij) of League City, TX, Caitlin Windus of Bacliff, TX and Justin Windus, of Bacliff, TX. Great-grandchildren, Michael, Craig, Raylan. Sisters, Bernice Smith of Pearl, MS; Carol Doyle of San Augustine, TX; Phyllis Smith (Dwain), of Waco, TX; Lorraine McKinney of Cypress, TX; Mildred Felder, of Pearl, MS; Jean Simpson (Joe), of Hattiesburg, MS, as well as scores of other loved ones.

A memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church 1612 E. Walker St League City, TX 77573 on Saturday, November 11, at 10:00AM with a reception to follow at the home of Rick and Phyllis Windus at 202 Miles Road Bacliff, TX 77518.

In lieu of flower please consider making a donation in Helen's memory to the Houston Food Bank by either going online to http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/donate/donate-money/ or by mail to 535 Portwall St. Houston, Texas 77029.