Helen Lounette Null, 95, passed quietly at her home in Meadowlakes, Texas on October 18, 2020.
She was born August 2, 1925 in Greensboro, North Carolina to Carson and Fanny Frye. She had four brothers, Merle, Layton, Max and Carson, and two sisters, Mary Doris and Rosemary, who died as an infant. Helen graduated from Bessemer High School in 1943. After which she went to work as a seamstress at MoJud Hoisery.
She met Billy Null her husband of 53 years at the movies in Greensboro, when he was stationed at Ft Bragg. They married when Billy returned from Europe on December 21, 1945. Their only son Dennis was born November 30, 1946 at Eglin Field, Florida.
After the Air Corps they lived in Wichita, Kansas, Greensboro, NC and Ninnekah, Oklahoma before Billy was hired by Sun Oil Company in April 1951. Lounette and Dennis joined him at Camp Sun Field, Star County Texas in July of that year. In 1960, Billy was transferred to McComb, Mississippi . In April 1969 they transferred to Maracaibo, Venezuela, then to Snyder, Texas in April 1973 where Billy completed his service with Sun Oil. In June of 1985 they retired to Meadowlakes, Texas.
Wherever they were Stationed Lounette volunteered, teaching Sunday School at each location. In McComb she was in the Junior Auxiliary. In Maricaibo she worked with several church groups. She was a Pink Lady in Snyder, Texas. Lounette and Billy loved to Sqaure Dance and after retiring they travelled each year to North Carolina to Square Dance Camps.
Survivors include her son Dennis of Meadowlakes, Sister Mary Doris of Greensboro North Carolina, Grandson Christopher and wife Susan of Cabot Arkansas. Granddaughter Mamie Grace and Husband Paul of Newport News, Virginia. Five Great Grandchildren, Alexis, Tyson, Kaylee and Bryce of Newport News, Virginia and Killa of Chickasha, Oklahoma, and eight nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to Janie Taylor, Mary Ann Estrada and Gloria Johnson for their loving care, Miss Daisy loved them dearly.
A memorial service will be held on Friday November 6 at 11 am at Centenary United Methodist Church, 500 Delaware Ave McComb MS; and can be seen live online via the link below.
Memorials may be made in her memory to Centenary United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 712 McComb MS 39649.