Mrs. Helga I. Ames, age 80, of Texarkana, Arkansas, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in a local nursing home.
Mrs. Ames was born July 2, 1931, in Ribnitz, Germany. She was a retired dispatcher from the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department and was preceded in death by her husband, Jewel Ames.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Donna Ames of Texarkana, Arkansas, Harry and Brenda Ames of Apopka, Florida, and Lyn and Carla Ames of Fouke, Arkansas, one brother, Harry Buhrow of Germany, twelve grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 P. M. Thursday at the Texarkana Funeral Home Arkansas Chapel with Rev. Phillip Dunn officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery at Hope, Arkansas.
The family will be at 2415 Grand, Texarkana, Arkansas.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 PM until 8 PM Wednesday.