By: Martha SparksSociety Editor
April 14, 2013
The family of Helen Louise Goodman Maynard held a surprise 79th birthday party for her in the tourist area of Helen, Ga., on March 7, 2013.
Shelia Alvey, Maynard’s oldest daughter, orchestrated the event by having family members from Alabama, Florida and Kentucky attend.
Maynard was presented with a Memory Quilt by Sheila that she had made with pictures of places in and around Logan, like the High School, Morrison’s Drive Inn, Family Church at Fort Branch, Coal Tipple at Fort Branch and more, that touched on Helen’s life.
Those attending was her husband Ransom Maynard; daughters, Sheila Alvey, Danita Lasage (Mike) and Cindy Maynard; grandson, Bo Alvey; granddaughters, Suzanne Alvey Williams and Helen Louise Alvey; brother, Charles Goodman; sister, Barbara Sue Goodman Keith, and cousin Vicki Sue Chafin.