July 3, 1939 - July 20, 2021
Helen Woods Bevis, age 82, of Muscle Shoals AL, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Helen was born July 3, 1939 in Joppa AL to the late L.D. and Sarah Woods. Helen attended Sheffield High School where she met the love of her life, Jimmy. She graduated in 1957. In 1972, she opened her own business, Helen's Flowers, in Arab AL, after working as a floral designer for 18 years in the floral industry. For more than 50 years she was an active member of O.E.S. Amanda King Chapter 472 in Arab, AL. Helen will always be remembered for her kind heart, direct and spirited manner, cooking skills, and commitment to her family and friends. She was a devoted member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals AL. Prior to returning to the Muscle Shoals area, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Arab for over 20 years. Helen is survived by her loving and supportive husband of more than 64 years, Jimmy L. Bevis; a son Michael Bevis (Joel Bumgardner); an adopted daughter and son, Marie and Tim McAbee; a sister, Ann Mayo (Gene) and a brother, Johnny Woods (Carol). She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lisa, and sister, Carolyn. The celebration of her life will be held at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel in Arab AL, Friday, July 23, 2021 with a visitation from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. and a service at 2:00 p.m. A short grave side service will follow at Brookwood Cemetery. Pastor Thomas Thornton will officiate. A memorial service will be held at First Southern Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals AL, Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Pallbearers for Mrs. Bevis are Levon Sutton, Archie Anderson, Keith Collins, Steve Dumas, Richard Campbell, and Caleb Godfrey. The family would like to express their gratitude to Comfort Care Hospice and to Sarah Jane Stubbs and Carol Davidson for their care and support of Helen. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America or the charity of your choice.
Helen Woods Bevis, age 82, of Muscle Shoals AL, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Helen was born July 3, 1939 in Joppa AL to the late L.D. and Sarah Woods. Helen attended Sheffield High School where she met the love of... View Obituary & Service Information
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