Funeral services for Helen Gathers, 79, of Aiken, SC will be held at two o’clock p.m., Friday, October 30, 2020 at Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, SC with Pastor Ray Cole officiating; burial will follow in the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Folk Funeral Home, P.O. Box 367, Williston, SC 29853. Due to the current pandemic and the CDC regulations, social distancing and other guidelines will be in place; masks are required. Mrs. Helen passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020.
Born in Aiken County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Odell Roberson and Willie Mae Atteberry Roberson. She was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse, Aiken, SC. She was a Certified Nursing Assistant having worked for hospitals, Nursing Homes and Home Health in Queens, NY and aiken, SC. Helen will be missed by all she came in contact with; she never met a stranger. She had a lot of children, she took in as her own; she had a special place in her heart for all children.
Survivors include her son Lenme (Jackie) Houser of Chattanooga, TN; a sister Maxine Simmons of Jackson; a special friend and caretaker Jennifer (Michael) Williams and their children Selena, Katilyn, Brandan, Bryson and her “Little Peanut” Brayden; caretaker Laura Walls and her children Jessika, Mariah, Tyler and Kinley; her loving friend Donna Grubbs “Sweetheart”; a dear friend, "Ole Bald Headed Man" Charles Grubbs; grandchildren Lanta, Donmic, Lendal, Terrall and Laterria; 18 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a son Vincent Willie Houser; a sister Mary Ruth and her best friend Dot Stuckey.
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