ALVIS, Helen Childrey, passed away on June 30, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur E. Alvis. Helen is survived by her children, Carroll Alvis, James F. Alvis, Arthur E. Alvis Jr. and wife, Barbara, Glen R. Alvis and wife, Linda; grandkids, Alexander Alvis, Arthur Alvis III; sister, Charlotte C. Irwin and her husband, Paul; and several nieces and nephews. Helen was an active member of the American Sewing Guild, Richmond Chapter. Helen loved her flower garden and being outside. Visitation will be Thursday, July 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Woody Funeral Home Atlee Chapel, on Shady Grove Road and Rte. 301. A chapel service will take place on Friday, July 2, at 1 p.m. followed by interment at Signal Hill Cemetery. Memorial contribution may be made to the charity of your choice. Family will gather at the home of Charlotte and Paul Irwin after the funeral service.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.