Helen Elizabeth Graves Heath

May 1, 2007

Helen Elizabeth Graves Heath, 90, of Paragould, died Monday night at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.  She was co-owner and co-founder of Heath Funeral Home in Paragould.  She was the wife of the District Governor and AFDA Past President and long-time former AFDA secretary, the late Verlyn L. Heath.  She is survived by her daughter, former AFDA President and Heath Funeral Home Co-owner Lynda Heath Bryant White and her husband Kaut; son, President of Heath Funeral Home   Verlyn G. “Butch Heath and his wife Jan; grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Bryant, Tanya Lynn Ellington, current AFDA President Melanie Heath Bryant Posey, Zachary Heath, Jeremy Heath and Whitney Heath; great grandchildren, Jordan Lee McBride, Jack Ellington, and Bradley Heath McBride.   The funeral mass will be at 2:00 PM Monday, October 22 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  A rosary and visitation will be held Sunday night.  The times for Sunday night are uncertain at this time.  Memorials may be made to the Verlyn L. Heath AFDA Scholarship Fund 1401 West 6th Street, Little Rock, AR  72201