Never wanting to cause a fuss, Helen Maxine Mabry quietly slipped away in her 87th year on Memorial Day evening May 28th, 2012 surrounded by family in her home in Mesa, Arizona. She was born in Hemet, California to Max F. Dixon and Mary May Thompson on December 21, 1924.
One week in September she met and married Al Mabry… Helen was 17 years old. In March she sent her new husband to the Navy. When he was discharged, Helen, Al and Mary, their new daughter, moved to Houston.
In Texas, Garner III and Marsha were born. Throughout her life, Helen claimed Texas traditions. All of her 34 Grandkids were “darlin