1947 - 2014 Helen J. Sykes of Silsbee, died Monday, November 3, 2014, in Beaumont, Texas at the age of 67. Helen was born on August 8, 1947, in Colmesneil, Texas to the late Sylvester Wooten, Sr. and Artisha Houston Wooten. She united in matrimony to Mr. Rufus Sykes forty-four yeas ago and resided in the Silsbee area. Helen was a very loving, caring, and giving person who also believed in the bible. Helen is preceded in death by her parents and two younger brothers, Wesley and Lonnie Wooten. Her love and legacy will remain in the hearts of her husband, Rufus Sykes; brothers, Sylvester Wooten, Jr. and Charles Edward Wooten, Sr.; and sisters, Shirley Wooten, Dorothy White, Artisha Jones, and Doris Moore. Although Helen didn't birth any children of her own, she also leaves to cherish her two special twin girls, Keeyana and Kaylin Riggins, Demarcus Jones, and Ashlynn Williams; Godson, Alton Davis; and Goddaughter, Rochelle Robinson; along with a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. A private funeral service for family and close dear friends will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 9, 2014, at Broussard's, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee with interment to follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery, Silsbee. Complete and updated information may be found at.broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 8, 2014