Helen M. Williams, 63, of Harrisburg, departed this life to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Golden Living Center.
Born January 12, 1948 in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of Thomas E. and Bertha M. (Brown) Williams, Sr.
She was a 1965 graduate of John Harris High School and a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College.
Residing in Denver, Colorado for 30 years, she worked for Lockeed Martin for many years before returning to Harrisburg about 10 years ago.
She loved to travel, visiting many different countries, and was an excellent writer as well as an avid reader. She loved people and life.
Surviving are two sisters, Leslie Opara and Joanna Dovie; three brothers, Thomas E. Jr., Alfred H., and Jacob Sr. and his wife, Veronica, whom Helen loved dearly; an aunt, Margaret Lewis; many cousins, nephews and nieces as well as great nephews and nieces.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Winnie, Vivian and Victoria.
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.
The family wishes to express their thanks for the acts of kindness shown at this difficult time and gives a special thank you to her personal pastors, Thomas and Nellie Bryant, of New Birth Christian Fellowship and to the Rodriguez family, her extended family, whom she was very fond of.
Arrangements entrusted to Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., Harrisburg