Helena Collier Paris died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Born in Barnesville, Ga., on Oct. 11, 1911 to Seaborn and Beanie Burnett Collier, Helena is preceded in death by her late husband, Walter Paris; and brother Marvin (Vera) Collier. Helena was employed by the U.S. Post Office, attended St. Elmo Baptist Church and is survived by Nephew Marvin Collier, Jr., Paris, France, The Partridge, Maffett, Ruffin, Collier, Paris, and Geiger Families. The body will lay in state after Noon today at Trammell Chapel 913 E ML King Blvd. Funeral service will be Friday at Noon at St Elmo Bapt Church with the Rev. Billy Church officiating. Burial: Forest Hill Cemetery. Arrangement are by Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home 423-267-1244. www.hardwickandsonsfh.com.