Helen Jane Harris Fitzgerald, 85, of Macon, passed away January 6, 2021. A graveside service will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Omega City Cemetery with the Reverend Tim Long officiating.
Helen was born December 10, 1935 to the late James and Helen Harris. She is survived by two sisters, Wynelle Swift (Carl), and Ferrell Harris; two brothers, Sonny Harris (Paula), and Bill Harris (Joyce); several stepchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Don Fitzgerald and her daughter, Teresa Jane Fussell.
Helen was a current and long-time member of First Evangelical Church. She was previously a member and a pianist for Omega Methodist Church. She graduated from Omega High School where she played basketball. She was a great basketball player and helped her team win the State Championship. Helen was also an avid bowler. She retired from C & R Optical Laboratory. After retiring, she opened her own floral shop in Roberta; after that, Helen was a receptionist at Laurel Bay Nursing Home.
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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Evangelical Church, www.fecmacon.org, Omega United Methodist Church, www.omegaumc.com, or your local Diabetes Association.
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Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 765 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201, has charges of arrangements.
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