Helen Marie (Jones) Fallis, 86

Helen Marie (Jones) Fallis, 86, of Clarksville, Tennessee, formerly of Cadiz, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville.

Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. in Cadiz, where the family received friends Friday, July 10, 2020. A graveside service was held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Kuttawa Cemetery, Lake Barkley Drive, Kuttawa, Kentucky, with the Rev. Andrew Fallis officiating.

Born June 30, 1934, in Yates County, New York, she was the daughter of the late Harold Francis and Anita Ellen (Harrison) Jones.

Helen was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1952 to 1955 where she worked in the hospital, even serving in Japan. After her time in the service, she was a homemaker and the “neighborhood mom” because her home is where all of her children along with their friends wanted to spend their time. She was an animal lover and also enjoyed fishing and watching horse races. Helen attended Word of Hope in Cadiz.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Russell Fallis Sr. and two sisters, Grace Ellen Coffola and Barbara Morocco.

She is survived by three sons, William Russell (Rita) Fallis Jr. of Crofton, Thomas (Sandy) Fallis of Oak Grove, and James (Shelia) Fallis of Clarksville; four daughters, Dale Lynn (Mark) Carter of Clarksville, Tenn., Joan (Guy Gosnell) Cruz of Cadiz, Karen (James) Mutz of Sherman, Texas, and Joanna (Mark) Ferrell of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; 23 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

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