Helen Merlene Brister

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Helen Merlene Brister age 87, of San Saba, Texas passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at San Saba Nursing and Rehabilitation. Helen was born on October 26, 1931 in San Saba, Texas to Jack and Maurice Edwards.

Helen graduated from San Saba High School in 1949. After graduation she began her business career in San Saba working for Production Credit Association when she met her future husband Rayford. She moved after she married to Hondo, Texas were Rayford was employed by the Soil and Water Conservation. Their daughter Sherry Yvonne was born in Hondo, Texas in 1953; daughter Janice Lynn was born in Rock Springs, Texas in 1956; and son Stephen Craig was born in Rawalpindi, West Pakistan in 1961. Helen began her Nursing Home Administrator career while in Kerrville, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in BusinessAdministration from Chadwick University. Helen retired in 2010. She enjoyed reading romance novels and watching night- time soap operas.

Helen is survived by her children Sherry and husband Giles; Stephen and wife Cindi; sisters: Penny McCullough (Ralph) and Pat Estep (Gary); three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Rayford Brister and one daughter Janice Brister.

A Funeral Service was held on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Shannon Bond officiating. Interment followed at Colony Cemetery in San Saba County. Blaylock Funeral Home of San Saba was in charge of arrangements.

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