Helen S. Cecil, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Golden Years Retirement Resort.
Born on June 13, 1924, in Winfield, Tenn., Helen was the daughter of the late Erza and Florence Dunaway Simpson. In 1965, she and her husband, Robert, moved from Ohio to the Spring City community. Helen loved to cook, do cross-stitch and needlepoint and work in her garden. She was a past member of American Legion Post No. 203 Auxiliary. Helen was a member of Texas Grove Baptist Church in Evensville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. Cecil; brothers, George, Kenneth, Cellis, H. G. and Ray Simpson; and sister, Genevea Simpson.
Survivors include her sons, Robert E. (Nancy) Cecil, Lennie (Patsy) Cecil and Dennis (Robin) Cecil all of Spring City, and Dean (Carol) Cecil of Jonesboro, Ga.; sister, Louise Norris of Chatsworth, Ga.; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at the Texas Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Norman Huskey officiating. Interment will follow at Spring City Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.
Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.vaughn-funeral-home.com to share memories and condolences with the family of Helen S. Cecil.