Helen Veniece (Lawrence) Malone, age 91 of Henry, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020 at AHC of Paris. Her funeral service will be 2:00 PM Sunday, December 13, 2020 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Wall of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Henry officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12:00 PM Sunday, prior to the service at McEvoy Funeral Home.
Helen Veniece (Lawrence) Malone was born February 15, 1929 in Henry County, Tennessee to the late Robert Lawrence and the late Lucy Barham Lawrence. On June 7, 1947 she married Edward Malone and he survives in Henry, Tennessee.
Helen was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She loved planting flowers, cooking, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Along with her husband, Ms. Malone is also survived by her daughter, Barbara (Tommy) Priddy of Henry, TN; daughter-in-law, Mary Malone of Paris, TN; five grandchildren: Jennifer (Joe) Brown, Amanda (Bobby) Swayne, James (Kimberly) Malone, Shelby Priddy (Joe) Chapman, and Stephanie Priddy; and eleven great grandchildren: Carly Milton, Lucas Brown, Will Brown, Ava Swayne, Rob Swayne, Anderson Malone, Aubrey Malone, Tucker Malone, Graham Malone, Emma Chapman, and Levi Chapman.
Besides her parents, Helen was also preceded in death by her son, Eddie Malone on November 3, 1997; six sisters: Carleen Wilson, Wilmadell Tanner, Texie Lawrence, Juana Matusow, Jewel Lemons, and Alice Cate; and seven brothers: Howard, Oswe, R.B., Jesse, Robert Lee, Flavel, and Lynn Lawrence.
Pallbearers for the service will be Joe Chapman, Joe Brown, Lucas Brown, Will Brown, Bobby Swayne, and James Malone.
Memorials may be made to New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 5160 Henry Midway Road, Henry, TN 38231