Mrs. Helen Marie Chase, age 61 died in Canton, Michigan, on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Mrs. Chase was born on October 29, 1952 in Ravenna, Ohio, a daughter of Arthur Walker Jones, Sr. and Essie Mae Robertson Jones. Mrs. Chase was proudly employed with EDS located at the Cadillac-GM plant for over 15 years. Mrs. Chase was also self-employed and provided cosmetology services to hundreds of customers. Mrs. Chase was a faithful member of Northridge Church for over 17 years and was employed in the church bookstore. Mrs. Chase was very active in her community; she provided hours of service to the American Red Cross and ran in the Chicago Marathon to raise money for World Vision in which she was able to underwrite water wells in Zambia due to her participation.
Mrs. Chase and her husband also sponsor a child in Zambia.
Mrs. Chase is survived by, John (husband), Johnathon (son). Sister of Mary (Ransom) Ware, Arthur Walker Jones Jr., Gloria (John) McGahee, Eloise Murry, Charlene Jones, Comellia Ordia, Estrella Jones, Bertram Jones, Valesca Jones and Christine Robertson. Derrick McGahee and Natasha Jones (God-children) and a host of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Chase was preceded in death by parents Arthur Walker Jones, Sr. and Essie Mae Jones; and Gerald Lewis.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church in Windham, Ohio on July 3, 2014 at 5 p.m. First Baptist Church is located at 10442 State Route 303, Windham, OH
(L. J. Griffin Funeral Home 734-981-1700, RC 7-2-14)