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Helen Ponder

Funeral Director & Care Center Team

After 24 years in the medical field, Helen returned to school to study mortuary science. She has been here since June 2002 and feels it is her purpose is to help families honor the life of their loved one and to make the whole process as easy as possible.

Helen is a longtime resident of Southaven, MS, and is a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in West Memphis. She serves on the Advisory Board of Northwest Mississippi Community College's Mortuary Department. She was born in Arkansas, and attended West Memphis High School and Northwest Mississippi Junior College. Before her funeral service career, she worked in the pulmonary department at Baptist Hospital. She is the mother of one son, who also works in the funeral industry.