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Helen Stuart

October 6, 1928 — March 27, 2016

Helen Stuart was born on October 6, 1928 in Lowndes County to Ethel and John T. Stuart. She passed away on March 26, 2016.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 29 from 5 to 7 pm at Linville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 30 at 10:30 am at First Baptist Church of Tallassee with Rev. Derek Gentle officiating. Graveside service will follow at 2 pm at Mt. Hilliard Methodist Church Cemetery, High Ridge Community in Bullock County, Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing.

After growing up in the Simsville Community in Bullock County, she graduated from Judson College in 1950. She taught school in Eufaula and then went to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and earned a Masters in Religious Education. She served the Home Mission Board (which was transferred to the Foreign Mission Board) in Panama Canal Zone for 25 years. After retiring from the mission field, she became active in Tallassee First Baptist Church and extremely active taking care of her family.

She is survived by her nephew, Stuart Lockwood (Patsy), her niece, Amelia Lockwood Barton (Donny), her great-nieces, Jamie Aldridge (John), Betty Clair Hatcher (Ross), Sarah Whiddon (William) and Caroline Lockwood. Aunt Helen loved her great-greats-Donavan Aldridge, Blair Hatcher, Helen Hatcher, Lydia Jean Hatcher, Miriam Whiddon, Adelyn Whiddon, and Ava Whiddon.

Gifts may be made in her memory to Tallassee First Baptist Church, or First United Methodist Church of Tallassee, or Mt Hilliard UMC, Mrs. Mitzi Powell, 2856 Co Rd 14, Union Springs, AL 36089, or your favorite charity in lieu of flowers. Online condolences at

Linville Memorial Funeral Home
Eclectic, Alabama

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First Baptist Church of Tallassee

1279 Friendship Rd, Tallassee, AL 36078

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Mt Hilliard Methodist Church Cemetery

2856 Co Rd 14, Union Springs, AL 36089

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