Helen's Story

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Helen Jody, 83, of Braggs, OK, went to be with the Lord on August 4, 2017 in Vian, OK. She was born in Eutaw, Alabama on April 18, 1934 to Sam and Bessie Richardson. After graduating Greene County High School, she went through nursing training at the Caraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Helen met and married Joe Jody on February 11, 1958 in Pasadena, Texas. They lived in several locations before settling down in Braggs, OK. They attended the Braggs First Baptist Church. Helen worked as a Registered Nurse in several hospitals before retiring from the Muskogee Veterans Hospital in 1998. When younger, Helen and Joe loved hunting and fishing. She was a very good cook.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; father, Sam Richardson; mother, Bessie Richardson; brothers, Sam Jr. and Fred Richardson and sister, Mary Carroll.
She is lovingly survived by her brother, Norman Richardson and wife Barbara and children Jimmy, Susan and Marlene; sister, Martha Bruce and son, Ray Bruce, Libby Pressler and daughter, Mitzi Young; grandsons, James Jody Bohannon and wife Cheryl and Joseph L. Jody IV; niece, Charlotte and husband James Terrell Cameron Sr; nephew, James Terrell Cameron Jr. and wife Anita and many friends.
Services will be held 10:00AM Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Braggs First Baptist Church with Pastor Earl Cobb officiating.
The family of Helen Jody has entrusted her services and cremation to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service Fort Gibson, OK 918-478-2555 1224 E Poplar/PO Box 1973 Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Online condolences may be left at clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com
Published on August 10, 2017
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