Helen Bowman Millard, formerly of Chattanooga, passed peacefully from this life to her heavenly home on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Okla.Helen was born on Feb. 18, 1925 in Chattanooga, where she spent most of her life. She was married to the love of her life, James A. Millard, for 60 years and they had two sons. She was a devoted wife and mother, an outstanding homemaker and a gracious hostess to anyone who entered her home.She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James A. "Jim" Millard; parents, Charles M. Bowman and Clara B. Cross; and a sister, Joyce Jernigan.Helen is survived by her two sons, James S. Millard and wife, Dominique, of Nashville, and Michael A. Millard and wife, Cheryl, of Edmond, Okla.; three grandsons, Jason, Adam and Ryan Millard; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Ken Bowman, of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the North Chapel.Services for Helen will follow at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home chapel with Rev. Rick Lyles officiating.Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.