Helen Elizabeth Davis Bever, 84, of Rabun Gap, Ga. passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Born in East Point, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Jodie Lee and Nora Miller Davis. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband, A.R. Bever; brother Harry Davis; and sons, Beauvais, Demetrius and Jason Randall.
Helen had a long and varied life. Professionally she worked at the National Park Community College in Hot Springs, Arkansas, waitressed, instructed yoga, belly dancing lessons, community volunteer and participated in many art and teaching classes.
As an accomplished artist, she painted mountain landscapes, streams and florals. She hand carved a beautiful elephant alabaster statue and a wood freedom flight piece which received many accolades. She especially enjoyed gardening and spending time with her faithful pet companion Lilly and had a wonderful personality that could light up a room.
She was fearless in character and will be missed by many friends, church members and her family. Special appreciation is expressed to Jim and Gail McDaniel.
Helen is survived by her son, Maurice (Vicky) Randall, sister Jody (Cliff) Manus, sister-in-law Julia Davis, daughter-in-law Wendy Randall, grandchildren Melissa (Earl) Cranor, Jenny Adams, Chris (Theresa) Randall, Brandy (Justin) Verton, 4 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at Rush Cemetery, Coweeta Church Road in Otto, N.C. with Rev. Doug Volk officiating. In memory of Helen, live outdoor potted plant donations, at graveside, would be appreciated and will be planted in her honor in the spring.