Helen Napier Mauldin , 94, of Albemarle, NC, passed away Sunday April 1, 2018 in the Tucker Hospice & Palliative Care in Kannapolis, NC. Her funeral service will be 2 PM Thursday April 5, 2018 in the Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care Chapel of Albemarle with Rev. John Black officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 prior to the service.
Helen was born March 12, 1924 in Stanly County, NC and was the daughter of the late Douglas Smith Napier and Maggie Barentine Napier. Mrs. Mauldin assisted her husband in the family business, JP Mauldin Wholesale, and retired from Stanly Regional Hospital as a Ward Secretary. Mrs. Mauldin was a member for seventy years at Second Street Presbyterian Church and was a faithful servant of the church. She loved caring for her family and she loved her flower garden.
Mrs. Mauldin was preceded in death by her husband John Prentis Mauldin, Jr, in 1973. Helen is survived by two sons John and wife Anne Mauldin of Charlotte, NC, and Eddie and wife Betty Mauldin of Albemarle, NC; two brothers “Pete” Napier of and John Wayne Napier; two sisters Peggy Thompson and Susie Wilson all of Albemarle, NC; six grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. Helen is also preceded in death by a son Jerry Mauldin; a grandson Joey Mauldin; brothers Ike Napier and Jimmy Napier; and a sister Laura Clark.
Memorials may be made to Second Street Presbyterian Church, 325 S 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Mauldin Family.