2015-06-10 / Obituaries

Helen Beatrice Street


For everything there is a season, and a time for every mater under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted — Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

Oxford — On Wednesday evening, June 4, 2015 the Lord came by Universal Healthcare Nursing Center and closed the eyes of Helen Beatrice Street.
Helen was born Sept. 9, 1929 to the parents of Sula and Louis Fields in Roxboro. Helen joined Elijah Grove Baptist Church and was a faithful member until she moved to Newark, New Jersey in 1949. Once she returned to North Carolina in 1973 she renewed her membership at Elijah Grove.
Helen worked at Murdoch Center in Butner where she was a devoted caregiver in the infirmary unit. She enjoyed taking care of patients with special needs and did so for 18 years until her retirement in 1994. She was a Christian woman and loved to spend time with her family.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. at Elijah Grove Baptist Churchby the Rev. Alfred Faulkner.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Helen is survived by her son, Barry Street of Apex; two grandchildren, Mariah and Tyler Street of Apex; two aunts, Frelia Fields of Oxford and Hattie Street of Creedmoor; caring cousins, Rachel, Mary, Rosa, Helen, Claudine and Willie and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sula Fields.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 10 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com. Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Street Family.

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