Helen Katherine Davis, age 100, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Chandler Place, Kendallville. Mrs. Davis was born in Albion, Indiana on December 15, 1918, the only child to Victor A. and Marjorie F. (Franks) Poppy. She married Byron Powell on July 12, 1940 in Albion and he preceded her in death in 1982. She later married William E. Davis on September 27, 1986 and he also preceded her in death 1997. Helen was employed early on with the Albion National Bank. She went on to work in the Noble County Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service for 20 years before retiring in 1979. Helen was a member of the Eastern Star and Trinity United Methodist Church, Albion.
Son, Steven and Jacalyn Powell of Auburn.
Daughter, Patricia Powell of Kendallville.
Three grandchildren: Darinda Smith of Angola; Derek Powell of Syracuse; and Ashley Sparkman of Auburn.
Six great grandchildren.
Step daughter, Marilyn Kowalis of Yuma, Arizona.
Step daughter, Jeanette Small of Whitehall, Michigan.
Step daughter, Kathryn Crafton of Indiana.
Many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a step son, David Davis
A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church, 706 North Orange Street, Albion with Pastor Bret Frymier officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion.
Memorial donations may be made to Parkview Noble Hospice.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville.
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