Helen A. Douglas age 64 of Commerce, Oklahoma passed away, Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. She was born on June 21, 1947 in Pryor, Oklahoma, the daughter of Woody & Elizabeth Maxwell Allen.

She always tried to put God first above everything. Her desire was to always share Jesus with everyone she met. She loved her family very much and took joy in spending time with them. She also loved her church family at First Baptist Church in Commerce, Oklahoma and her work family at N.E.O.H.S.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Allen, her husband, Charles Douglas and her in-laws, Ethel Dean & Gene Cash.

She is survived by a daughter, Khristina Douglas of San Angelo, Texas, a son, Vic Douglas, of Commerce, Oklahoma, 1 brother, Reece Allen of the state of California, 2 sisters, Billie Stelle and her husband, Jerry, of Miami, Oklahoma and Viancy Shanks also of Miami, Oklahoma. She is also survived by her step-dad, John Dolling of Fairland, Oklahoma, and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Memorial services for Helen A. Douglas will be held 6:30 PM, Thursday evening September 1, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Commerce, with Bro Bill Bissell, officiating. Visitation will be held 6:30 PM, Wednesday evening also at the First Baptist Church in Commerce. The family request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Commerce, in Commerce, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.