Mary Helen McLoud, 81, of Huntsville, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, in Fayetteville.  

She was born Saturday, March 25, 1939, in Mena, to Preston and Marie Phillips McGee.

Helen married Billy H. McLoud on Saturday, March 29, 1958, in Mena, and together they were parents to three children.  

She enjoyed watching golf and was an avid Razorback fan.  Helen was a member of Harmony Regular Baptist Church and dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Helen was predeceased by her husband, Billy; one daughter, Karla McLoud; one son, Jeff McLoud; one grandson, Dustin Whittle; her parents; two brothers; and three sisters. 

She is survived by her son and two daughters-in-law, Doug and Lane McLoud of Collins, Miss., and Julie McLoud of Huntsville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gerald and Patty McGee of Mena, and Jerry and LeeRhae McGee of Mena; three sisters and brother-in-law, Margaret Gilber of Mena, Linda Eaker of Mena, and Doris Fajardo and Frank Medesto of California; grandchildren, Stephen Whittle (Sarah) of Hindsville, Megan McLoud of Dallas, and Elizabeth Selman (Collin) of Clinton, Miss.; and great-grandchildren, Hadley Whittle, Hudson Whittle, Samuel Selman and Noah Selman.

Graveside services were Wednesday, July 8, at Alabam Cemetery, with Lonnie Siler officiating. 

Pallbearers were Tommy Thomas, Collin Selman, David Cline, Stephen Whittle, Derek McLoud and Dwain McLoud.

Memorials in Helen’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society ( or Harmony Regular Baptist Church, P.O. Box 244, Huntsville, 72740.  

Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.