Coral Sykes: Young Mother, Loving Sister, Fiance’, and So Much More
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Coral grew up in Humboldt County, her brilliant smile and kind heart touched many lives, she was an incredible blessing to our community.
Coral was a very kind and compassionate person, she had a love for animals and you could usually find her best friend Mr. Bean by her side. She was a very talented crafter and photographer. She had an amazing ability to turn discarded items into amazing art. She was a professional cake decorator, a great baker and an amazing barista who made each of her customer’s day better with her smile and a great cup of coffee.
Coral was a loving sister, she cared for and mentored all of her younger siblings whom she loved very much.
Coral suddenly passed away after giving birth to her daughter Nevaye Inez Helvey on June 1, 2018.
Coral is now with her sister Olivia Sykes and Paternal Grandfather Jack Sykes.
Coral is survived by her beautiful daughter Nevaye Helvey, fiance and love of her life Eli Helvey, mother Kimberly Ritter-Roby, father Brent Sykes, brothers Christian Allen,Tracy Roby, & Elias Sykes, and sister Alona Sykes, maternal grandparents Stephen and Charlotte Ritter, paternal grandmother Donna Durr and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family and friends who loved her dearly, and miss her deeply.
Coral’s memorial will be held at the lighthouse in Shelter Cove June 30th at 2:00