Meridian Star


July 5, 2014

Helen Bond Maples

MERIDIAN —     Services for Helen Maples will be held today, Saturday, July 5, 2014, at 10 a.m., in the chapel of Robert Barham Family Funeral Home, with Dr. John Temple officiating. A private burial will be held afterwards with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Mrs. Maples passed away July 3, 2014, at Anderson’s Hospital. She was one of nine children, born near Saucier, Miss.

    Helen was an athletic standout and prom queen at Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College in Perkinston, with basketball being her strong suit  She was an avid golfer, tennis player and gardener. An active member of PSD Baptist Church for over 50 years, she was also an inspiring Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader.  Above all, she was a devoted wife and an amazing mother and grandmother.

    Survivors include her husband of over 60 years, Dudley Maples; three children, Michael Maples of Jackson, Miss; Phillip Maples of Meridian, and Deborah Maples of Lexington, KY; their spouses, seven grandchildren and two great-grand children.

    The family would like to express their appreciation to Carlene Barkley, and the dedicated sitters from PDN who provided care for Helen.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church, Alzheimer’s research or a charity of your choice.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at

    Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. prior to the service.

Text Only
Biz Marquee
New Today

Do you think the city of Meridian should aggressively enforce the city's code enforcement laws on litter, abandoned homes and overgrown lots by issuing tickets and stiff fines?

     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide