Bloomington - Helen Devine, 84,
Bloomington, passed away at 6:52 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17,
2013 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the
family with arrangements.
Memorial services will be at 11:00
a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's
Witnesses in Bloomington. Memorials may be made to the family
in contribution to The American Heart Association.
Helen was born on September 12, 1929 in Lexington, MS. A daughter
of Frank and Lillie (Redman) Davis. she married Kato Edwards on
December 28, 1946. Three children were born. He preceded her in
death. She was later married to Jimmy Devine until his passing in
She leaves behind to cherish her
memory, a son, MacArthur (Remelle) Edwards, Bloomington, two
daughters, Everlene (Kevin) Edwards, Chicago and Lillie Bea
(Clarence) Westbrook, Bloomington; seven grandchildren, Albert
Edwards, Yolanda Churchill, Michael Greer, Alphonso Edwards, Kina
Edwards,Touwanna (John) Edwards-Caffey and Corey Edwards; one great
great grandson, two sisters; Henrine Couts, Chicago and Bertha
(Leon) Buchanan, Chicago; four brothers, Earl Henry Davis,
Lexington, MS, Frank Davis, Jr, Chicago, Glen Davis and Robert Lee
Davis, Lexington, MS.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; grandson MacArthur
Edwards, Jr; two sisters, Sadie Miller and Frankie Lee Pitford and
brother, Percy Davis.
She was a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness. She enjoyed
fishing, canning, crocheting, crossword puzzles, playing board
games and bingo.
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