Helen Sue Smith, 70, of Amarillo, passed away on January 15, 2022. She was born April 24, 1951, to Ernest and Norma Jean (Winn) Burkes, Jr., in Borger, Texas.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Lighthouse Chapel, 3707 Wolflin Ave., in Amarillo, Texas. The family will receive visitors beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Helen was always the one to lighten the mood with her funny wit. Her contagious laugh would have everyone cracking up. She lived the core values of life and loved helping other people. She will be dearly missed by the family and friends that knew her. All the outpouring of support during this trying time is proof that she made a difference in many people’s lives. When she was younger she enjoyed going to rodeos with her dad and riding in the parades. She will truly be missed.
Helen was preceded in death by her dad, Ernest Burkes, Jr.
She is survived by her mother, Norma J. Burkes; her son, Tracy Smith, and wife Kristyn, and grandchildren Domonic Wendell, Kaylee Smith, and Leeam Smith.