Helen McCorkle Eckles, 86, went to be with the Lord on January 10, 2017 at The Lodge at Natchez Trace, Nashville, TN. She was a life- long resident of Colbert County, born in Tuscumbia to Price and Sarah McCorkle on Nov.11, 1930, and living most of her adult life in Muscle Shoals, where she was a member of Grace Life Church of the Shoals.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Bob Adair of Dumfries, VA, her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Sherry Eckles, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Doris Carver and her daughter, Suzy Eckles.
Services will be held Saturday, on January 14, 2017 from11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with service to follow at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel. Private interment following. Family will receive visitors an hour prior to the service and immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made in Helen’s memory to the Salvation Army of Florence Al., where she enjoyed serving with the Angel Tree and Empty Bowl ministries.