HELEN JEFFREY, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born April 1, 1940, in Baytown, Texas to Landrum and Leona (Hughes) Geaslin. She departed this life February 11, 2019 in Springdale, Arkansas, at the age of 78.
Helen was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Eureka Springs. She was also a member and former President of the Red Hat Society. She owned and operated Victorian Reflections and was known for her beautiful, artistic beadwork.
On November 21, 1962, she was united in marriage with David Waugh Jeffrey, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by daughter, Elizabeth Hughes Jeffrey Gifford of Berryville; son, David Waugh Jeffrey, II of Tampa, Florida; daughter, Christine Clark Jeffrey and James Farthing, III of Vista, California; grandchildren, Sandy K. Nieves, Whitney Perkins, Michelle M. Gifford, Travis J. Rains and Allison Leona Rains; great-granddaughter, Gabrielle Helen Perkins; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, O.L. and Leona Geaslin; and one sister, Dorothy Geaslin Quinlin.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Clear Spring School, PO Box 511, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 or online at clearspringschool.org. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.