Helen Louise Hobbs Thigpen passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, August 21, 2019 surrounded by her loving family & close friends. Helen is preceded in death by her parents: James Malcolm “Bud” Hobbs & Ernie P. Matheny; 3 brothers, 2 sisters, a son-n-law: James W. “Jim” Presley, and a grandson: Charles Anthony “Tony” Lombardi.
Helen is survived by her only daughter, Tonyia Presley; son Tommie (Diane) Capers; grandchildren: Ron Lombardi, Erik (Terri) Leto, Nick (Ashley) Presley & Nancy (Dave) McDaniels, Katie O’Neil; close friend & caregiver: Rebecca “Becky” Cox whom she loved dearly. Helen is loved & remembered by 11 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. The call to Heaven ends almost 80 years of close friendship with Mary Lou Hale Lindquist & Hazel Brown Spiers.
Helen truly lived Psalm 127: 5 & was blessed.
Services will be held at Trahan Funeral Home in Milton, FL Wednesday, August 28, 2019 with visitation beginning at 10 am for friends, & services at 11am. Final resting place will be at Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery in Chumuckla. Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton is in charge of arrangements.