The Life Story of Helen Deborah Heath - Harris
Helen Deborah Heath–Harris, known as “Sissy” was the daughter of the late Evelyn Marshall Heath and John Heath, Sr. of Wye Mills, Maryland. She was born on January 4, 1958, in Easton, Maryland. She departed this earthly life on April 4, 2022, at shock Trauma located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sissy was educated in the public school system of Queen Annes County. She graduated from Queen Annes County High School in 1976. She later went on to further her education at the University of Maryland College Park. Sissy enjoyed helping people, so she started working at Jobes Burn Center in Baltimore, Maryland where she helped to do skin scans for burn victims.
Helen married Chester Harris at Bryan’s United Methodist Church in Grasonville, Maryland. She was a member of Bryans United Methodist church and later transferred her membership to Emmarts United Methodist Church because she relocated with her mother to Baltimore city. In her spare time, she enjoyed singing, cooking, and baking. She was known for her famous Coconut cake.
As Sissy began to grow her professional career, she started her own company “Lady H” were she tested for asbestos in buildings throughout Baltimore City. Even though business was good, she stopped so she could take care of her elderly mother.
She leaves to cherish her sweet memories; a loving and devoted brother, John Heath, Jr. (Detrich); three beautiful nieces, Alicia Dodd (Gene), Tameca Heath and Jowanda Heath; a nephew, Frederick Johnson; a supportive God Daughter, Tiffany Nicole Smith-Trader (Foster); a dedicated God-Sister Ursula H. Ferguson; a loyal Cousin-Sister, Terry Lee Pauls-Smith (Kevin); longtime friend and classmate of 1976, Rose Smith-Green. A host of aunts, uncles, cousins, great nieces, great nephews and great-great nieces and great- great nephews and friends whom she loved dearly.