Helen Princess McCoard was born February 2, 1927 in Echo, Oregon the daughter of John and Leona (Fish) Young, She passed away on Monday July 9, 2018 in Hermiston at the age of 91.
Helen grew up and attended school in Echo graduating from Echo High School in the class of 1945. After high school, she moved to Portland where she met Miller McCoard. The couple were united in marriage in Portland on December 20, 1946. They later lived in Union, Oregon for several years before moving back to Echo in the 1960's. After they retired, the couple traveled extensively as part of the Mobile Missionary Assistance Program.
Helen and her husband Miller were founding members of the Stanfield Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, doing bead work and baking.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Miller in 2015; sons, Jerald and Norman McCoard; and a brother, Frank Young.
She is survived by sons, Lowell McCoard and Dale McCoard; Daughters, Mary Frey and Gloria Renfro; fourteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren; sister, Bessie Barnett; brothers, John Young and Lisle Young.
A Private family graveside service will be held with burial in Echo Cemetery.
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