Helen Douglas Wong – January 28, 2012

Helen Douglas Wong, 64, of Amarillo died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012.
Private family services will be held. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Helen was born Oct. 11, 1947, in the Philippines to Jose Alejandre and Lourdes Hernandez. She was a personal chef in New York City for 18 years and in 2005, moved to Amarillo, where she helped run the family business, Sakura restaurant.
She loved to bake and was a wonderful sister. She also was a loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Laurie.
Survivors include a daughter, Marian Douglas Hicks and husband Robert of Warner Robins, Ga.; two grandchildren, Asher Hicks and Caroline Hicks, both of Warner Robins; a sister, Nida Schaben and husband Robert; two nieces, Maggie Stein and Elizabeth Nelson and husband Steve, all of Amarillo; and a grandnephew, Robert Stein of Amarillo.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105; or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

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