August 16, 1933 - October 22, 2021
Martha Helen Locke Sammons, age 88, of Milledgeville, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021. Helen was born in Dublin, GA on August 16, 1933 to the late David Flournoy Locke and the late Mary Etta Edwards Locke. Helen lived in Atlanta, Georgia prior to marrying Mark Sammons in 1956. After marrying, the couple moved to Dublin, Milledgeville, and Fayetteville before settling in Tennille, Georgia in 1977. She was a member of Tennille Baptist Church for 40+ years where she was active in WMU. Helen was also an active member of Women of Georgia Power. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed quilting, crocheting, gardening, singing in the church choir, and watching the Atlanta Braves. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sammons was preceded in death by her husband, Marcus Guy Sammons; her brothers, Alfred, David “Bubba” and Bobby Locke; her brothers-in-law, James Harmon, Bill Stuckey and Clinton Warnock; her sister-in-law, Polly Locke. Helen preceded her sister, Emma Jean Stuckey, in death, by less than 24 hours. Helen is survived by her son, David Sammons (& Nancy) of Milledgeville ; her daughter, Carol Miles (CDR James L. Miles, Jr. (Larry)) of Savannah ; her sisters, Frances Harmon of Atlanta, Linda Warnock of East Dublin, and Dorothy Beasley (& John) of Jesup ; her sister-in-law, Edith Locke of O'Brien, FL ; her grandchildren, Chris Sammons (& Lori), Thomas Sammons (& Andrea) and Mary Elizabeth “Meg” Payne (& Elias) ; her great grandchildren, Logan & Olivia Sammons ; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm. Graveside services will be conducted on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Graham Memorial Church Cemetery, 112 Graham Church Road, East Dublin, GA with Pastor Chip Reeves officiating. Memorial Contributions can be made to Community Baptist Church, 143 Log Cabin Rd. NE, Milledgeville, GA 31061, or to Tennille Baptist Church, 203 N Main St., Tennille, GA 31089. Condolences may be expressed online at: www.williamsfuneral.net Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Martha Helen Locke Sammons, age 88, of Milledgeville, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021. Helen was born in Dublin, GA on August 16, 1933 to the late David Flournoy Locke and the late Mary Etta Edwards Locke. Helen lived in Atlanta,... View Obituary & Service Information
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