Helen Ethel Risen Eddins, a native of Buckatunna, MS, longtime resident of Mobile, AL and current resident of Semmes, AL, died Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 88.
Helen was a retired sales associate of Sears; a member of Crawford Baptist Church; loved to read and spend quality time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Metz Eddins; and her parents, Kearnie Vidmon Risen and Ethel Moody Risen.
Her survivors include her children, Beverly (Danny) Gilmore, Michael W. Crosby, Anita Crosby, Donald (Pam) Crosby, Ronald Crosby, and Doris Bratcher (adopted daughter); seven grandchildren, Jeffrey Gilmore, Gregg (Carrie) Gilmore, Justin (Pam) Crosby, Katie Crosby, Nicole (Glenn) Howell, Zackary Crosby and Eric (Julie) Barnes; 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 at 12:00 Noon from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Monday morning at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until service time. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.mobilememorialfunerals.com.
I have alot of fond memories of Ms. Helen .. im so happy i got to see her even tho she was in the hospital .. this Godly woman of God will be missed by many but she was loved more then she knows ❤️ RIP MS HELEN till we meet again , sleep with the Angels 😔💐
Bobbie Gayle MillerMobile, AL
God has a very special angel added to his flock in heaven. A woderful neighbor friend and sister in Christ for all my life.
Your voyage is complete but we'll miss you and try to follow the example you set for us . Your sweet memories wll remain until we meet again.
Conrad and Cheryl HarwellPurvis, MS
Rest in peace Sweet lady
Cheryl DavisSt Petersburg, FL
The Heavens truly have gained another Angel Aunt Helen made my Uncle Charlie so happy and it warms my heart knowing they are together again.
Cheryl Lee McRoberts (Eddins)Haines, AK
Mrs Helen was loved by us all. She meant so much to our family. Her witness for the Lord was so powerfull. She was not afraid to meet God, she was ready. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for all the family.
Annette McLendonMobile, AL
I’m not sure what to say but what I do know I didn’t just lose a mother I lost a my best friend also. She’ll truly be missed by me and many many more. Love you Mom❤️
Michael W CrosbyMarinette, WI