For she is not a grinning devil now, not any more a foul Thing for all eternity. No longer she is the devil’s Un-Dead. She is God’s true dead, whose soul is with Him!
– Bram Stoker
Dracula, Chapter 16. Van Helsing on Lucy being released from her undead vampire state, when a stake is driven through her heart. He says that they have saved her soul and released her from eternal damnation.