Helen Louise Piggee Anderson was born May 6, 1949 to
Addison Norris Piggee and Annie Mack Smith Piggee in Conway, Arkansas. Helen
was educated at Pine Street High School. She was part of the graduating
class of 1967, which was the last graduating class of the historically
black high school.
young girl, Helen accepted Christ as her savior at Union Baptist Church
in Conway, Arkansas. She later became a member of Christ Temple Holiness also
located in Conway. Helen was employed with the Conway Human Development
Center for over 30 years and retired in October of 2010. After
retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her children and
grandchildren, traveling, bowling, shopping, crafting, exercise,
decorating, cooking, spending time at the Conway Senior Center, and
going out with her girlfriends. Helen was a joy to all that knew her.
Her smile, her earrings, and her energy could light up any room.
was preceded in death by her parents, Addison and Annie, one sister
Bettie Sue Richard, and one grandson, Kenny Diaz.
Helen leaves to cherish
her loving memory, four children, Erica Anderson of Jacksonville, Florida; Samern
(Caleb) Turner of Little Rock, Arkansas, Reginald Prevoe of Conway, Arkansas and
RoShawnda (Allen) Killingsworth of Rockwall, Texas; six grandchildren,
Makenzie Anderson, Oscar Buchanan III, Zoey Turner, Keira Turner, Levi
Killingsworth, and Alayna Killingsworth; two sisters, Addie Hart of Little
Rock, Arkansas, Alice (Bill) Jackson of Fort Worth, Texas and a host of
nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Public viewing will be held Friday, November 2, 2018 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm at Veasley Funeral Home.
Celebration of life service will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00am at Christ Temple Holiness Church of Christ Holiness, USA, 868 Willow St. Conway, AR 72032.
Committal service and final resting place will be held at Salem Cemetery, Conway, AR.