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Helen Butler Gousset

17 Jul 1948 – 11 Sep 2017

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)



Graveside memorial services for Helen Butler Womack Gousset, 69, of Natchez, Miss. who passed away at her home on September 11, 2017 will be held at The Forest Cemetery (aka Dunbar Cemetery) at a future time which is where the Goussets have been laid to rest for many, many years.


Mrs. Gousset was born in Natchez on July 17, 1948, the daughter of Ellis Butler and Elgie Metcalfe Butler Waller. She was the loving wife of George J. Gousset and only sister, Betty Lee Lewis, and husband Buddy Lewis. She had one nephew, Jimmy McManus, of Natchez and wife Rhonda. She was the granddaughter of Mattie Whittington Butler and Henry and Georgia Beattie Metcalfe. She had a host of cousins and numerous friends! She was called "Sunshine" by so many of her friends. She brought life to all of us in a glorious way. She was a born again Christian and loved and served her Lord and Saviour.


Helen was a strong and loving lady. She was adventurous and had an inquiring mind. She served at some of the antebellum homes during Natchez pilgrimage and loved the history behind Natchez and her family, as well as, her husband's family.


She helped so many people in so many ways during her lifetime. Her. smile was absolutely infectious. Her friends were many and she loved every one of them.


She grew up in Amite County and graduated from Gloster High School!! She attended Colin College while working there!


Helen was preceded in death by husband, Charlie Womack, and two children, Tracey Womack 6 yrs old, and Katie Womack 3 yrs old, her Mother, Elgie Butler Waller, her father Ellis Butler and two nieces, Sandy and Candy McManus, as well as both maternal and paternal grandparents.



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