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In Memory of

Irene Helmers Willis

August 11, 1920 - July 4, 2017

Obituary


Irene Helmers Willis entered this world on August 11, 1920 in Sherwood, TX. She left
this world on July 4, 2017.
Irene was a long time resident of Grand Prairie which included many years on Stephens Parkway and then spent her last 6 years at Mountain Creek Retirement. She worked at home doing sewing and ironing for the public for many years and later worked at Don Juans doing the cooking and at Motts in the toy department. Many longtime cherished
friendships were made along the way.
Irene was preceded in death by parents,...

Irene Helmers Willis entered this world on August 11, 1920 in Sherwood, TX. She left
this world on July 4, 2017.
Irene was a long time resident of Grand Prairie which included many years on Stephens Parkway and then spent her last 6 years at Mountain Creek Retirement. She worked at home doing sewing and ironing for the public for many years and later worked at Don Juans doing the cooking and at Motts in the toy department. Many longtime cherished
friendships were made along the way.
Irene was preceded in death by parents, Hattie and Adolf Helmers; brothers, Alfred, Arno, and Malven Helmers; sister,
Dorothy Hoey and husband Elbert Willis.

Survivors include daughters, Betty Jane Young and husband Jim of Fort Worth, Carolyn Golden and husband Clyde of Grand Prairie, and Pamela Whaley and husband Tom of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, Paula and Robert Wood, Jimmy Jr and Tammy Young, Clyde Jr and Cari Golden, Lisa and Kris Wood, Adam Palmer and Kaci Palmer; great grandchildren, Hunter, Brandon, Emily, Alexis, Clayton, Carson, Malory, Morgan, Korra, Amariah, and many special nieces, nephews, and Mountain Creek friends.