Helen Grace Stacks Obituary

Helen Stacks, 87, passed away on August 24, 2022, in Waldron, Arkansas. She was born to the late D.A. Patterson, Sr and Helen Goldberger Patterson November 24, 1934, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Helen was an award-winning cook, who baked excellent bread and cheesecakes. Additionally, she was a seamstress; she taught her daughter and granddaughter how to sew, which would be instrumental in both of their careers. Helen loved to read and could often be found studying her Bible. Throughout the duration of Helen’s life, she devoted her support to her husband’s ministry and loved to work in her yard, all while trying to develop a “green thumb”. She loved her family and friends, but above all else she loved the Lord, Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her loving husband, Edward Stacks; sons, Terry Stacks and wife Alison, Dr. Warren Stacks and wife Kelly; daughter, Brenda Branch and her husband Terry Joe; grandchildren, Joey Branch and wife Jennifer, Brian Branch, Kristin Newbury and husband Ian, Lauren Stacks, Ryan Stacks, Rachel Stacks-Dees and husband Austin; great-grandchildren, Josie Branch, Tate Branch; brothers, D.A. Patterson Jr., and James Patterson.

Services for Helen will be Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Beasley-Wood Chapel in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Mark Lyle officiating. Interment will follow at Owens Chapel Cemetery in Acorn, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, August 26, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are Terry Stacks, Warren Stacks, James Patterson, Brian Branch, Joey Branch, and Ryan Stacks.

Honorary Pallbearers are Terry Joe Branch, and Austin Dees.

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8-24-22 3:58 PM KAWX.ORG