Helen Louise McDaniel, 76, died Friday, May 15, 2009, at the Harris Hospital in Newport.She was born April 7, 1933, in Monette to the late James and Ina Battles. She was a homemaker and she loved when she worked as a switch board operator for
United Telephone Company.
Survivors include two sons, Martin McDaniel and Rory McDaniel, both of Trumann; three sisters, Clora June White and Jerry Guthrie, both of Monette, and Neva Sue Reed of Jonesboro; a brother, James Battles of Russellville; three grandsons, Jacob McDaniel, Seth McDaniel and Ryan McDaniel, all of Trumann; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gordon McDaniel; two sisters, Margaret Battles and Lucille Bell.
A celebration of her life was held at 2 p.m. May 17 at the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Jerry Reed officiating. Burial was in Macey Cemetery. Visitation was from 1:30 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Robin Ashley, Jacob McDaniel, Seth McDaniel, Ryan McDaniel, Dillion McDaniel and Kelly Morgan.
Personal condolences may be sent to the McDaniel family at www.greggfunerals.com.