Helen Holdefer

Birmingham, Alabama


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Helen Neel Holdefer, age 82, of Birmingham, died peacefully at her home on October 5, 2017. She was born in Augusta, GA to the late Edward and Margaret O'Donnell Neel. Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Wilfred F. "Bill" Holdefer, Jr. She is survived by their six...

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Hi Mike and Cindy and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know we love you and will be thinking about you at this time. Love, Linda Ferguson Richards and family.

My deepest condolences to the entire Holdefer Family! I remember Mrs Holdefer back in my school days at St Francis Xavier. Such a beautiful, kind & giving woman. She loves her Family & giving of herself. Her faith ever strong & her love for Our Lord Jesus Christ follows her still to her heavenly home!!

Thinking of you Mike & sending my sincere condolences. Your Mother is quite an AMAZING woman & blessed your family (& others) with her deep love &...

There are no words to express how much I loved Helen and how much I already miss her. She was extraordinary in every sense of the word. I know her family grieves for the loss of their feisty Matriarch. I hope it is some comfort to know how many lives Helen touched with her generous spirit, her sense of adventure, and her love of life. She will live on in all those who knew her.

Micah 6:8. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk...

She was one of the greatest friends anyone could have and I was so fortunate to have her as my neighbor. I loved her and will miss her every day. My children thought she was family and loved her. She welcomed everyone into her home.

We know your hearts are heavy with grief over the loss of your beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We are praying that God will comfort your hearts and may happy memories of happy times shared bring you peace.

My heartfelt condolences to the Holdefer family. May you find peace in God who brings comfort to all the mourning ones. Isaiah 61:1,2

To the family I am sorry for your loss. May prayer bring you comfort during this difficult time.
1 Thessalonians 5:17

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending Tricia and family all of my love and prayers during this time.