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The Jackson Times, September 18, 2003
Danny Helton, age 60, of Lavergne, TN passed away Thursday, September 4, 2003 at Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN. Mr. Helton lost his three month battle to kidney cancer. The son of the late Minnie and William Boone Helton, he was born at Blue Diamond and raised at Jackson, KY. Mr. Helton is survived by his wife of 36 years, Mary C. Fugate Helton, Lavergne, TN, two sons; Jerry D. Helton, Mount Juliet, TN and Danny Helton, Jr., of Smyrna, TN, two sisters: Jean Street, Frankfort, KY and Brenda Russell, Salem, IN, two brothers; Bobby Helton, Jackson, KY and Freddie Helton, Louisville, KY, one grandson; Wesley D. Helton, one granddaughter, Jessica Helton, a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Helton was preceded in death by two sisters; Ruby and Gladys and three brothers; Chester, Arnold and Charles. Funeral arrangements were by Hermitage Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Hermitage, TN.
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EL DORADO TIMES, 14 March 2000 ( Butler Co Kansas) Obituary of CLARENCE HELTON Clarence Helton, 80, of Tonkawa, Okla. died Thursday, March 2, 2000 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Ponca City, Okla. Services were held Monday, March 6, at the United Methodist Church with interment at the IOOF Cemetery in Tonkawa. He was born Sept. 23, 1919, along with his twin, in Morristown, to William Jonas and Minnie Alice (Cullip) Helton. When he was six months old the family moved to Missouri and then to Kansas. He attended grade school at Pleasant Center, a Butler County rural school. He graduated from high school in Potwin. He married Marilee Moore of Potwin July 12, 1947 in El Dorado. She survives. He worked for Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica, Calif. and Tulsa, Okla. before entering the U.S. Air Force during World War II. After discharge, he was a civilian employee at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City from 1947 to 1955. He owned and operated DairyLand Drive-In in Tonkawa from 1955 to 1965 and later marketed slush machines in the western United States and abroad from 1965 until his retirement in 1991. He continued to do refrigeration work even during his retirement. Flying was an important part of his life for more than 40 years and for much of that time he owned his own plane. He enjoyed fishing for crappie and was a lifelong quail hunter, always keeping a pair of English Setter dogs. He enjoyed trapshooting for many years, winning the Oklahoma Rookie of the Year title in 1960, as well as many other trophies at registered shoots in Oklahoma and Kansas. He served on the Board of Directors of the Service Bank of Tonkawa from 1968 to 1978. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Blackwell-Tonkawa Airport Trust for 10 years, acting as treasurer for most of that time. He was a member of the American Legion and the Tonkawa Chamber of Commerce. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his twin brother, Clifford of Oklahoma City; another brother, Marion of Fort Dodge; and a sister, Beulah Diller of El Dorado. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ellis and Henry; and two sisters, Minnie and Mary Virginia. Memorial have been established with the United Methodist Church, Tonkawa and the American Cancer Society.
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Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) Thursday, October 31, 1918page 1, column 3:

Donald Helton, age 20 years, died Saturday evening at the S.A.T.C. hospital of pneumonia. Funeral services conducted by the Rev. E.W. Thomas assisted by Rev. Mary M. Harold, were held from the home Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in the South cemetery. Donald enlisted in the newly organized Student Army Training Corps at the college here Sept. 30. A military funeral had been planned by because of the epidemic of influenza, it was thought best not to hold the military service. He was buried in uniform. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Helton, and two brothers, Clarence, who lives here, and Cecil, who is in France.

CARD OF THANKS We desire to thank our friends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy during the sickness and death of our son, Donald, the musicians and all who rendered any assistance. Also for the beautiful floral offerings. Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Helton
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The Albany Herald-
Ronald Jefferson Helton
THOMASVILLE — Services for Ronald Jefferson Helton of Metcalfe are at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Metcalfe Friendship Baptist Church where he was a member. The Rev. Charles Parker will officiate and interment will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Mr. Helton died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at his residence. Born May 23, 1931, in Grady County, GA, he was the son of the late Clay Henry and Agnes Sutton Helton. On November 10, 1951, in Las Cruz, NM, he married Bessie Mae Hicks Helton who survives. He was an Air Force veteran retiring after 22 1/2 years. He worked for Jameson Bedding in Albany for 10 years and worked for Thomasville Home Furnishings. Other survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Lavon Boyd of Albany, GA, Tina and Danny Duncan of Sylvester, GA; grandchildren, Stephanie and Malinda Boyd, Nicholas Duncan and Andrea McDole; great-grandchild, Thomas Gerald McDole; brothers, Walter C. Helton of Metcalfe and Roy Helton of Boston, GA. He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Allen Helton. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. today.
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Crossvile Chronicles- September 1997
BRACK LEE HELTON
Graveside services for Brack Lee Helton, 69, of Crossville, who passed away Aug. 24, 1997, were held Aug. 28 at Green Acres Memory Gardens. He was born Dec. 5, 1927 in Crossville, the son of David and Eliza Jane Conley Helton. Mr. Helton was a plumber and of the Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his daughter, Donna Bedlong of North Carolina; brother, Buddy Roscoe of Lawrenceburg, KY; five stepchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Brock Helton; son, Billy Lee Helton; brothers, Melton and Jake Helton; and sisters, Dolly Boston and Hazel Enochs. The Rev. Elmer Graham officiated. Bilbrey Funeral home was in charge of the arrangements.
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Indian Lake Ohio ObituarysRobert J. “Rob” Helton
Name: Robert J. “Rob” Helton
Age: 39
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: September 14, 2002
Time of Death: 4:04 a.m.
Place of Death: St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima the result of a motorcycle accident
Date of Birth: April 28, 1963
Place of Birth: Kenton, Ohio
Name of Father: Burl R. Helton
Name of Mother: Betty Lou Legge Helton
Name of Spouse: Jackie Kapp
Date of Marriage: April 28, 1982
Occupation: Associate of Honda of America, Anna, Ohio for 15 years Memberships: Indian Lake Moose Lodge #1533 Avid musician, fisherman & carpenter Survivors: Wife: Jackie 1 Daughter: Heather Stotler, at home 1 Son: Michael Helton, at home 1 Granddaughter: Jasmine, at home Father: Burl R. Helton, Kenton, Ohio Mother: Betty Lou Helton, Ridgeway, Ohio Paternal Grandmother: Ivory Helton, Alger, Ohio Maternal Grandparents: Harold (Irene) Legge, Kenton, Ohio 2 Brothers: Kurt Helton, Ridgeway, Ohio Burl R. (Nikki) Helton, Jr., Kenton, Ohio 2 Sisters: Lisa Marie Helton, Kenton, Ohio June Ann Helton, Ridgeway, Ohio 1 Step Brother: James Helton, Kenton, Ohio 2 Step Sisters: Heather Helton, Kenton, Ohio Alena Helton, Kenton, Ohio 7 Nieces & 5 Nephews Proceeded in death by: Grandfather: Charlie Helton; 1 Nephew: Andrew and Uncle: Melvin
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Portsmouth Herald Obits december 20 2002

Donald L. Helton
NOTTINGHAM - Donald L. Helton, 74, of 5 Little John Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital. He was born in Roanoke, Va., on Aug. 16, 1928, and served in the United States Navy. Donald was a self-employed builder in the Seacoast area for many years. He was an avid Winston Cup race fan and loved country music. Besides his wife of 52 years, Gwen (Matthews) Helton, survivors include four sons, Bruce Helton of Bow, Donald Helton of Madbury, Duane Helton of Northwood, and Hugh Matthews of Barrington; a daughter, Vicky Helton of Corinth, Texas; six grandchildren, Amy L. Helton of Burlington, Vt., Katie J. Helton of Durham, Ty Helton of Madbury, Melanie Robertson of North Carolina, Elizabeth S. Helton of Northwood, and Julia R. Helton of Northwood. HELTON - Donald L. Helton, 74, of 5 Little John Rd, Nottingham, N.H., died Dec. 18, 2002. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Flowers will be accepted. Arrangements by J. Verne Wood-Funeral Home
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The Banks County News- Homer GA
July 7 1997
MR. HELTON
Truck driver
BALDWIN - Hershel G. Helton Jr., 54, died Thursday, July 1, 1999, at Emory University Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Union County, Mr. Helton was a son of the late Hershel G. Helton Sr. and Grace May Helton. He was employed as a truck driver with Brock's Trucking Co. and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Helton was preceded in death by a son, Terry Ray Helton. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 3, at Baldwin Church of God with the Revs. Danny O'Kelly and Bobby Burke officiating. Burial was in Baldwin Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Heaton Helton; two sons, Greg Helton, Baldwin, and Jerry Lee Helton, Clarkesville; three sisters, Doris Poore and Joyce Helton, both of Anniston, Ala., and Betty Moore, Boaz, Ala.; one brother, Jerry Looney, Anniston, Ala.; and five granddaughters. Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements. The Banks County News, July 7, 1999
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The Pineville Sun- February 27, 2003

Clara Sizemore, 87, of Stoney Fork, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2003 at the Pineville Community Hospital. She was born in Stoney Fork on May 11, 1915, a daughter of the late Carlo "Buddy" and Edna Jones Helton. She was a very active member of Calvary Chapel Pentecostal Church. She had worked at Sizemore Grocery Store at Stoney Fork for many years and was a member of the Stoney Fork Homemakers Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Sizemore, children, Pearl, Roy and Arville Sizemore; grandson, Eddie Dwayne Johnson; brothers and sisters, Elcie Helton, Rachel Helton, Riva Wix, Logan Helton, Jonas Helton, Junior Helton and Bob Helton. Survivors include her children, Della Mae and Robert Fuquay of Indiananapolis, IN and Nelson and Judy Sizemore of Stoney Fork; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Jessie Helton, Elva Helton, John Jelton, Wayland Helton, Sylvia Collins and Wanda Belcher and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Services were Tuesday at the Calvary Chapel Pentecostal Church with Rev. Wayne Grace and Rev. Thea O. Carter. Music was by Lucy Smith and Friends. Burial was in the Meadow Branch Cemetery at Stoney Fork. Pallbearers were Shirl Johnson, Jr., Tony Johnson, Darrell Johnson, Scott Sizemore, Brian Sizemore, Bruce Sizemore, Chuck Sizemore, Jeff Sizemore, David Sizemore and Michael Sizemore. Arnett & Steele Funeral Home was honored to serve the Sizemore family.
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The Gaston Gazette- September 12 2003
Gary S. Helton
STANLEY — Gary Spargo Helton, 68, died Sept. 10, 2003, at Gaston Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Gaston County, son of the late Ivey Edgar and Alma Verdie Spargo Helton. FUNERAL: 3 p.m. today, Stanley Pentecostal and Holiness Church INTERMENT: Hillcrest Gardens VISITATION: 1-3 p.m. today at the church He was a member of the Stanley Pentecostal and Holiness Church. SURVIVORS: Wife, Rozelle Kirkland Helton of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Stephanie Helton of Mt. Holly, Don and Vickie Helton of Stanley, Teddy and Deanna Helton of Gastonia; daughter and son-in-law, Rose Mary and Dilmer Rivera of Lincolnton; 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Virginia Helton of Stanley; sisters, Glenda McKinnish of Stanley and Alma Ruth Manning of Winstead, Connecticut OFFICIATING CLERGY: Pastor Garry Yates Condolences may be sent to the family at carothersfuneralhome@carolina.rr.com ATTN: Helton Family ARRANGEMENTS: Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley
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The Charleston Net
HELTON, Sallie
Sallie Ruth Helton, 66, of Summerville, a retired assembler with Williams Technologies, died Monday at her residence. The funeral will be at 4 p.m., Thursday at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL. Burial will be in Plantation Memorial Gardens. Ms. Helton was born July 18, 1935 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a daughter of Burle and Vernelle Southard. She was a Baptist. She was a graduate of Pensacola High School. Surviving are three sons, Clyde Dwayne Helton and James Burle Helton both of Summerville; Donald Clyde Helton of Moncks Corner; two daughters, Denise Milton and Lanita Helton both of Summerville; four brothers, Burle Southard, Jimmy Ross Southard and Sammy Southard all of Pensacola, Florida; Sidney Scott Southard of Crest View, Florida; two sisters, Ruby S. Scranton of Pensacola, Florida; Burnite Fuller of Atlanta, Georgia; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Friends may call at RUSSELL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Moncks Corner, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday evening.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- January 17 2001
ALVIN E. HELTON, 74, of Taylor, Mich., and formerly of Cranes Nest, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001 in the Oakwood Hospital. He was the son of the late Charlie F. and Mary Ellen Black Helton. He was a member of the Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Genivive Warman Helton of Taylor, Mich.; his children Genell Mills of Barbourville; Brenda McNally and husband Dale of Maryville, Tenn., Jerry Helton of Jupiter, Fla., Bob Warman and wife Darlene of South Gate, Mich., Ron Allen of Taylor, Mich., Sandra Staples and husband Rick of Sterling Heights, Mich., Diana Smiddy and husband John of Union, Judy West and husband Tony of Barbourville, Alvin Lee Helton of Detroit and Mary Ellen Copley and husband Timothy also of Detroit; his brothers Clifton Helton and wife Shirley of Corbin, Doug Helton and wife Jeanie of Barbourville and Charles Helton and wife Joyce of London; four sisters Carolyn Smith and husband Rev. Bert Smith of London, Doris Carty and husband Jack of Middletown, Ohio, Janice Kinman and husband Roger of Indianapolis and Barbara Evans of Ontario, Canada; 17 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bert Smith and the Rev. Dennis Chesnut officiating. Burial followed in the Helton Cemetery. Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Publication Date: January 18, 1999
Source: The Knoxville News-Sentinel
HELTON, MR. CHESTER "SHAG" - age 62, of Knoxville, died Sunday, January 17, 1999, at University of Tennessee Medical Center. He was a member of Vestal Baptist Church and a member of the Atomic Speedway Hall of Fame. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Helton. He is survived by his wife, Loraine Helton; sons, Michael Helton and Jimmy Rolen; daughters, Kathie Birdwell and husband, Alan from Cookeville, Tenn. and Rhonda Hall; brother, Gene Helton; sisters, Margie Foster and husband, Mike and Mary Ruth Selleck and husband, Bud; grandchildren, Jamie and Jackie Hunley and Brandy and Brandon Parris; great-grandchild, Timothy Hunley; nieces, nephews and a multitude of friends. The family will receive friends Monday, January 18, 1999, from 6-8 p.m. at the Highland South Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow the visitation with Rev. Jim Kitts officiating. Friends and family will meet Tuesday, January 19, 1999, at 10 a.m. at the Highland South Funeral Home Chapel for the interment service. Interment will be in Highland South Cemetery with Michael Helton, Jimmy Rolen, Marlin Bull, Richard Mullins, Mike Foster and Randy Helton serving as pallbearers and David Helton and Junior Rice as honorary pallbearers. Arrangements by Highland South Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, 573-7300
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OWEN COUNTY INDIANA OBITUARY
SQUIRE HIRAM NORMAN
June 22 1899
Squire Hiram Norman, living two miles north of Mahalsville in Jackson Township, died Monday morning June 19 at 3:00. The funeral services were conducted at Methodist Church at Mahalsville at 11:00 o'clock Wednesday morning. Interment was in the adjacent cemetery.The deceased was born in Kentucky November 28, 1818 and had lived in this county more than 60 years. His mother's maiden nane was Helton and he was related to the Helton families living in this community. He made his home with Frank Helton until he was married to Anna Worley. Since that time his home had been in the neighborhood in which he lived at the time of his death. He had been a central figure in his neighborhood for many years on account of his age, his constancy of interest in the welware of the church and being a justice of the peace for so many years. He was one of the promoters of the present Methodist Church building and one of the organizers of the church congregation.The Children living are; Wallace W. and Francis M. Norman, Mrs Elizabeth Renigal, Mrs Margaret Lloyd of Mahalsville, Mrs Lydia Studer of Greensburg and Miss Mercy Norman. Death was caused by old age. He had been critically ill at various times during the last two years. He had been unable to be out of bed for four weeks immediately preceding his death yet he had not suffered severely. Mr Norman was quite generally know as one of the oldest residents of Jackson Township.
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Corbin News Journal- November 6, 2002

Mary Frances Helton, 72, Chapel House, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2002 at her residence. She was a retired officer with Bank of America and was Baptist by faith. Survivors include two brothers, Foley Helton and wife, Bessie of Path Fork and Jewel Helton of Corbin; one sister, Ann Hubbs of London; also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mittie Foley Helton; two brothers, Virgil Helton and Paul Helton; three sisters, Loretta Buck, Christine Cornelius and Irene Price. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 2 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earl Tye officiating. Burial was in the Campbell Cemetery.

Lexington Heralder- January 22, 2002

HARLAN - CHARLES E. HELTON Jr., 63, Elizabethtown, formerly of Cawood, retired carpenter, husband of Loretta Harris Helton, died Sunday. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Cawood Church of God Mountain Assembly. Visitation 5 p.m. today, church. Mount Pleasant Funeral Home in charge.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- August 1, 2002

BRENDA KAY MCNAMARA MEDLIN, 43, of Gray, and the wife of Wiley Medlin, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2002 at the Markey Cancer Center in Lexington. A native of Barbourville, she was a daughter of Hester Rose McNamara and the late James McNamara. She attended Candle Ridge Baptist Church and was a former employee of Cracker Barrel. A sister, Carolyn Warren and her father-and mother-in-law, Fred and Eula Medlin of Gray, preceded her in death. In addition to her husband and mother, survivors include sons and daughters: Joshua Keith Medlin, Gray; Wiley Jack Medlin, Gray; Shaunna Zaqulee Medlin, Gray; Gina Rae Kwratkouski, Elizabethtown; Andrea Lynn Storms, London; Robert (Bobby) Leland Medlin, Gray; grandchildren: Nicholas Gene Medlin, Alexandrea Lauren Kwratkouski, Gabriel Timothy Kwratkouski, Brett Alan Storms, Robert Bradley McCrystal Medlin; four sisters and their husbands: Joyce and Terry Mills, Barbourville; Barbara and David Bays, Barbourville; Teresa and Clifton Hays, Rockhold; Linda and Arthur Tye, Barbourville; a brother, Terry McNamara of Barbourville; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the O'Neil Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sam Moore officiating. Burial was in the Helton Cemetery at Gray, with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was from 6 until 9 p.m. Saturday at O'Neil Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the Helton Cemetery Fund.
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Lexington Heralder- January 23, 2002

SOMERSET - DEWEY WILLIS HELTON Sr., 81, Bronston, who had been a Southern Railway employee, widower of Oda Virginia Stout Helton, died yesterday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Visitation 6 p.m. today. Contributions suggested to Burnside Masonic Lodge No. 634 or Hospice of Lake Cumberland
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Corbin News Journal- January 2, 2002

Joe Ann Helton, 61, Corbin, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2001 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Ross W. Helton Sr. of Corbin. Funeral services were held December 28 at the Everlasting Grace Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Wilder and Rev. Matthew Church officiating. Burial was in the Resthaven Cemetery by the Hart Funeral Home
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Lexington Heralder-February 9, 2002

PINEVILLE - ALBERT HELTON, 62, Stoney Fork, former coal trucking businessman, widower of Velda Caldwell Helton, died Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Sunday, Arnett & Steele Funeral Home. Visitation 6-9 p.m. today.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- May 2, 2002

BELLE FRAIZER WALTERS, 100, of the Route 6 Paint Hill community, passed away Wednesday, April 24,2002 in the Corbin nursing home. She was a daughter of the late Jim and Cordie Marshall Frazier, born to them on Oct. 30,1901 in Knox county. Mrs. Walters was a member of the Paint Hill Baptist Church. On March 16,1929, she united in marriage to Robert Walters. Surviving Mrs. Walters are her nephews and nieces: Jesse Walters and wife Lucille and Chester Walters, both of Corbin; and Joe Walters of Woodbine; Mascal Helton of Paint Hill; Ga. Ulreich of Hamilton, Ohio and June Smith of Barbourville. Funeral services for Belle Frazier Walters were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, April 26, 2002 with the Rev. Denvil Taylor, Jr. and the Rev. Jimmy Elliott officiating. Burial was in the Helton Cemetery at Paint Hill. Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
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Corbin News Journal- July 3, 2002

Rev. Wadley Lee Bowlin, 66, Chestnut Road, Corbin, passed away Monday morning, June 24, 2002 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Rev. Bowlin was a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist School in Pineville and has been the pastor at Gethsemane Bible Baptist Church of Corbin since 1983. He formerly pastored Old Salem Baptist Church in London, New Zion Baptist Church in Williamsburg, May's Lick Baptist Church in Mason County, and Jack's Creek Baptist Church in Floyd County. Prior to becoming a minister, he served ten years in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Mary Caroline Meadors Bowlin of Corbin; two daughters, Laurel Bowlin of Corbin and April Bowlin of Corbin; one son, Michael Bowlin of Corbin; two brothers, Rev. Will T. Bowlin and wife, Mary of Williamsburg and Xerxes Bowlin and wife, Margaret of Williamsburg; three sisters, Lillian Stinchcomb of Corbin, Clara Joy Helton and husband, Rev. Damon of Corbin and Lana Gwendolyn Siler and husband, Rev. Franklin of McCreary County; his mother-in-law, Eleanor Meadors of Corbin; also several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 29 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Will T. Bowlin and Rev. Robert Fyffe officiating. Burial was in the New Zion Cemetery. Williamsburg VFW Post 3167 conducted graveside services.
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The Lexington Heralder Leader- February 1, 2002

CORBIN - DIANA HELTON RUMAGE, 46, died yesterday. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Vankirk Funeral Home. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Corbin News Journal- February 6, 2002
Diana Helton Rumage, 46, Corbin, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2002 at her residence. Three children survive. Funeral services were held February 3 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Tye officiating. Burial was in the Smith Cemetery at Faber.
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Barbourville Advocate- June 7, 2001

MARY ELLEN JARVIS HELTON, age 89, of Jarvis, was born on February 9, 1912 to the late Joseph Harrison Jarvis and Eliza Ellen Jones Jarvis. She was a member and pianist at the Park Hill Baptist Church in Corbin. On January 31, 1936, she united in marriage to Berchin H. Helton and to this union three children were born. Mrs. Helton is survived by her husband, Berchin H. Helton of Jarvis; one daughter, Juanita Stallard and husband Lee R. Stallard of Jarvis; two sons, Burchin "Donnie" Helton and wife Maxine of North Augusta, South Carolina, Larry Jarvis Helton and wife Eleanor of Palm Bay, Florida; her grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, James Will Jarvis and wife Bonnie of Picayune, Mississippi, and Claude Jarvis and wife Etta of Flat Lick. Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ellen Jarvis Helton will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel Friday, June 8, 2001, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jack Smith and the Rev. Bob Lockhart officiating. Interment will be in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens at Lily. Hopper Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Barbourville Advocate- May 11, 2001

MARGRET ELIZA MEALER HELTONA loving mother, widow and proud grandmother, died in Fayette Community Hospital in Fayetteville, Georgia on the evening of Monday, April 30, 2001. She was born at the family farm in Barbourville, the fifth and youngest child of Grover Cleveland Mealer and Nelle Hamilton Littrell Mealer. She was preceded in death by sisters June Mealer Ohler and Lena Easter Mealer Mitchell, as well as brothers John Hamilton Mealer and William Ernest Mealer. Margret married Birchell Ray Helton on September 15, 1948 and had one child, B. Ray Helton and two grandchildren, Benjamin Ray Helton (age 17) and Kelly Beth Helton (age 11). Her husband of 35 years died in Corbin in 1983 of diabetic complications. She was a long-time resident of Barbourville until she relocated to the Peachtree City, Georgia area in 1995 due to declining health and a desire to be near her only son and two grandchildren. Margret was the first resident of Peachtree Manor - an assisted living home - moving in opening day, February 15, 1996. She had many close friends among the 45 residents and was always gracious to newcomers. Margret graduated from Barbourville High School and studied in Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, Transylvania University in Lexington, and Union College, majoring in pre-med. She worked at the Mitchell and Magic Theaters as a pre-teen and teenager. Margret later taught school at Blackstar High School in Alva, Kentucky where she met her eventual husband Birchell in the coal company owned community. Subsequently, she ran the office of the family business, Mine Service Division for over 25 years. They first manufactured clay dummies for mine blasting and later restored coal mining drill bits for customers ranging from U. S. Steel to Stearns Coal Company. Margret also acted in an unpaid sales support role during her husband's 30 year career with Kenamental, Inc. - the leading international supplier of bits and augers to the coal mining industry. Margret was active in her son's schools and the Barbourville Methodist Church. She mastered the art of diabetic cooking while serving as the informal caterer during both the founding and reorganization of the American Fidelity Bank of Barbourville and Corbin, now National City Bank. She loved to knit, read and be with her brothers and sisters, sometimes late into the night at the home of Paul and Lena Mitchell. She will be missed by family and friends alike. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2001 at the Resthaven Cemetery in Corbin by the Vankirk Funeral Home with the Rev. David Miller officiating. There were no local visitations. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations in her memory to her favorite charity, the Salvation Army, Donor Services, 675 Seminole Ave., Atlanta, Georgia 30307. Condolences may be sent to the family in care of her son, B. Ray Helton, 202 Gleneagle Point, Peachtree City, Georgia 30269. Vankirk Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- September 13, 2001

HEIDI I. HELTON age 44, of Dayton formerly of the Barbourville and Corbin area, passed away Tuesday Sept. 4, 2001. Heidi was born in Dayton on June 5, 1957 formerly employed at Union National Bank and was a former Girl Scout Leader in the Forest Ridge area (Dayton, Ohio). She is survived by her beloved husband Tom Helton; three daughters, Natasha, Natara and Natia Helton; parents Georg and Susanne Gorischek; three sisters and brothers-in-law Lori Gorischek, Vicki Stevenson, Stefani and Curt Johnson; numerous other loving nieces, nephews and friends. The funeral services were Saturday at the George C. Martin funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mark Moore officiating. Internet was in Glen Haven Cemetery. This is a courtesy announcement from Hampton Funeral Home
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- October 8, 2001

HENRY CLIFTON LEDFORE, age 55, of Hammond, Ky. departed this life Monday, September 17, 2001 in the Knox County Hospital. He was born April 27, 1946 to the late Lawrence and Millie Shuler Ledford in Cannon, Ky. On December 3, 1966 he united in marriage with Glenna Helton and to this union two sons were born. Mr. Ledford was a taxidermist for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawence and Millie Ledford, three brothers, John Ledford, William Ledford and Roy Ledford and his father-in-law Bill Helton. Left behind to mourn his passing is his wife Glenna Ledford of Hammond, Ky.; two sons, Brian Keith Ledford and wife Jennifer and Jeffrey Cole Ledford and wife Jennifer, all of Hammond, Ky.; four grandchildren, Brianna Faith Ledford, Joshua Colby Ledford, Kristen Hope Ledford and Brooklyn Elizabeth Ledford; seven sisters, Christine Wagers, Mae Mays and husband Earl, Cledia McBee, Mary Reatha Hembree, Lorriane Jamison and husband Lester, Margret Gray and husband George, all of Hamilton, Ohio and Nollie Rucker and husband Mike of Lawrenceburg, Ky.; his mother-in-law Daphne Helton of Hammond, Ky.; three sister-in-laws; Beulah Ledford of Barbourville, JoAnn Ledford and Mary Lou Black all of Hamilton, Ohio. Mr. Ledford leaves a host of nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing Funeral services for Mr. Henry Clifton Ledford were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, September 20, 2001 with Rev. Kennon Roark and Rev. Jerry Smith officiating. Pallbearers were nephews of Mr. Ledford. Honorary Pallbearers were all his hunting partners. Mr. Ledford was laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. In leiu of flowers contributions may be made to Cole's Branch Baptist Church.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- September 13, 2001

JOE RANDELL JONES, age 60, of Dayton and formerly of Barbourville died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001 in the VA Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was the son of the late Robert R. and Mary Nancy Partin Jones, born to them on May 5, 1941 in Barbourville. He is survived by his wife, Carol Helton Jones; his daughter, Kelly Jones; three sons, Mark, Travis and Adam Jones; and three grandchildren, all of Dayton, Ohio; his five sisters, Irene Hammons of Warren, Mich., Rudy Andrew of Franklin, Tenn., Grace Fultz of Barbourville, Mayme Holland of Oregana, Ohio and Mary Alice Siler of Williamsburg; his four brothers Howard, Junior D. Jones, Earl Jones and Clifton Jones, all of Barbourville. Funeral services for Joe Randell Jones were conducted on Monday, September 10, at Northridge, at the Freewell Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio with Rev. Tim Hamilton and Rev. J.B. Powers officiating. Burial was in the Springboro Cemetery. Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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The Lexington Heralder- January 15, 2001

PINEVILLE --- REMA HELTON, 83, Kettle Island, former sawmill operator, husband of Sarah Helton, died Saturday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Old Kettle Island Pentecostal Holiness Church. Visitation 6 p.m. today, Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and 1 p.m. Tuesday, church
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Lexington Heralder Leader- January 18, 2001

HARLAN --- ARTHUR RONNIE HELTON, 59, Teetersville, retired coal miner, husband of Barbara Helton, died of a lung ailment yesterday. Services 1 p.m. Friday, Rich Funeral Home. Visitation 6-9 p.m. today.
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Corbin News Journal-June 30, 2001

Allie R. Helton, 97, Woodbine, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2001. Funeral services were held June 15 at the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Damon Helton and Rev. Tony Jackson officiating. Burial was in the Miller Cemetery at Hart Funeral Home
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Lexington Heralder Leader- August 15, 2001

SOMERSET - GRAY WAYNE HELTON, 29, Sears Road, Somerset Foods truck driver, husband of Michelle Harris Helton, died Friday of injuries received in a vehicle accident. Services 2 p.m. Thursday, Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Visitation 5 p.m. today
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Corbin News Journal- January 18, 2001

Cleve Helton, 83, Harlan, passed away Friday, January 12, 2001 in Harlan. He was the brother of Lawrence Helton, Corbin. Funeral services were held January 16 at the Rich Funeral Home in Harlan. Burial was in the Resthaven Cemetery at Keith. Obituary information courtesy of Hart Funeral Home
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Lexington Heralder- June 14, 2001

CORBIN --- ALLEN R. HELTON, 97, Woodbine, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Friday, Hart Funeral Home. Visitation 6-9 p.m. today. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- This announcement is a courtesy of the Hopper Funeral Home

The Barbourville Mountain Advocate-April 26, 2000

DAN HELTON, 72, of Paint Hill, the husband of Hazel (Foley) Helton, departed this life Wednesday, April 19, 2000 in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington. He was the son of the late Pleas Helton and Delphia (Partin) Helton, born to them on May 13, 1927 at Paint Hill. He was a retired construction worker and was a member of the Paint Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Helton of Paint Hill; two daughters, Lois Helton of Paint Hills and Bertha Walters and husband Bobby of Barbourville; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patsy Minor of Harlan and Martha Jones of Virgina Beach, Va.; one brother, Walter Phipps of Shepherdsville; and a host of other relatives and dear friends to mourn his passing. Funeral services were conducted in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, April 22 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Frank Manning officiating. Burial followed in the Foley Cemetery at Paint Hill. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate-May 10, 2000

DORA ANN GARLAND, 76, of Barbourville, was born in Knox County on March 14, 1924 and passed away Friday, May 5, 2000 in St. Luke's West Hospital in Florence. She was the daughter of the late William H. Helton and Sarah Campbell Helton. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Paint Hill Holiness Church. In 1940 she united in marriage with Marion Garland, who preceded her in death in 1977. Later in life, she united in marriage with Leonard Garland. Survivors include four daughters, Sue Goley and husband Tommy of Cannon, Margie Akins and husband Danny of Crittenden, Dora Lee Garland and friend Denver Mills of Dewitt, Beverly Honeycutt of Grant County; five sons, Beve Garland and wife Sharon of Quinton, Va., James Allen Garland and wife Lena of Cannon, Norman Garland and friend Pat Banning of Woodbine, Dewayne Garland and friend Bonnie White of Daws Chapel and Darrell Garland and wife Tammy of Williamstown; two sisters, Isabelle Henson and husband Burg of Detroit, Mich. and Nell Messer and husband Arnold of Highland, Heights; one brother, Jim Helton and wife Lorene of Corbin; 35 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, May 9 at 2 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Frazier and the Rev. Denvil Taylor officiating. Burial followed in the Garland-Jackson Cemetery at Cannon. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate- June 28, 2000

KRISTINA ETHEL MAE LAWS, the infant daughter of Dallas and Rebecca (Hughes) Laws was born on June 8, 2000 and passed away Tuesday June 20, 2000 in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, Alice Hughes, Ethel Helton and Mae Gray, paternal great-grandparents Charles and Della Laws, her great-grandmother, Lucy Warren and one aunt, Wanda Nevel. Survivors include her parents, Dallas and Rebecca Laws of Barbourville; maternal grandparents, M.C. and Lucy Helton of Barbourville; maternal grandfather, Calvin Gray of Barbourville; paternal grandparents, Brenda Laws and Billy Wilson of Artemus and Curtis and Debra Laws of Harrogate, TN; paternal great-grandparents, Melvin and Georgia Cox of Pineville; maternal great-grandfather, Burchell Hughes of Barbourville; one uncle, Kevin Hughes of Barbourville; five aunts, Kim Laws and Tracy Laws, both of Artemus, Jessica Gray of Dewitt, Alicia Hughes of Barbourville and Natasha of Barbourville; her great aunts and uncles, Carol and Jerry Taylor and kids Travis, Kevin and Tara and Paul and Teresa Hughes of Barbourville and Diane and Fred Wilder of Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral services for Kristina were conducted on Saturday, June 24, 2000 at 2 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Allen Lord and the Rev. Donnie Mills officiating. Pallbearers were Kevin Hughes, Brian Hughes, Kevin Taylor, Travis Taylor, Bryan Mills and Jeremy Gray. Honorary pallbearers were staff of the UK Medical Center. Interment followed in the Tanyard Cemetery at Smokey. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate- February 17, 2000

MINNIE GLADYS BRANSTUTTER HELTON, of Barbourville was born on May 18, 1918 at Ely, Kentucky, died on Sunday, February 13, 2000 in the Knox County Hospital. She was a daughter of the late George Branstutter and Dona Baker Branstutter. She united in marriage with Harold W. Helton. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Harold W. Helton. Funeral services were conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, February 15 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Hurla Phillips, the Rev. Garrett Garland and the Rev. Harold Miracle officiating. Burial followed in the Barbourville Cemetery. Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate-October 9, 2000

JOHN ENGLE, 90, of Barbourville, the son of the late Richard Engle and Josie Foley Engle, was born on July 16, 1910 and passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000 in the Barbourville Nursing Home. He was a retired employee of General Motors. On Oct. 14, 1931, he united in marriage to Betty Helton, who preceded him in death. His survivors include his daughter, Mourine Engle of Barbourville; his son Delbert Engle and wife Shelvia of Cincinnati; a niece he raised as a daughter; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Leonard Lester officiating. Interment was held in the Helton Cemetery at Paint Hill. Funeral arrangements were made by the Hopper Funeral Home
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate- December 21, 2000

FRED RAY PERKINS, 56, of Girdler, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2000 in the Knox County Hospital. He was the son of the late Green and Roxie (Helton) Perkins. Survivors include his wife Nettie Perkins of Girdler; two daughters Rehna Cox and husband Bill of Hinkle and Starr Edwards and husband John of Cannon; three sons Ricky Crawford and wife Jackie of Girdler, Mark Crawford of Cannon and Ken Crawford and wife Kay also of Cannon; three sisters Patricia Partin and husband Jack of Barbourville, Margaret Felts of Oregon and Audie Terrell of Germantown, Ohio; and two brothers Gary Perkins and wife Joyce of Barbourville and George Perkins of Louisville; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel on Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Denvil Taylor officiating. Burial followed in the Bingham cemetery. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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From The Barbourville Mountain Advocate 3 Mar 2000

ELSIE HELTON ANDERSON, 79, of Emanuel, passed away Thursday afternoon, February 24, 2000 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. She was the daughter of the late Edward P. and Rhoda Caroline Warfield Helton born on September 12, 1920 at Indian Creek in Knox County. On October 5, 1935, she united in marriage with William D. Anderson at Baileys Switch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William, on May 7, 1997. Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Tuesday, February 29 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Garrett Garland officiating. Mrs. Anderson was laid to rest in the Beatty Cemetery. Casketbearers were Michael Anderson, Matthew Anderson, Mark Anderson, Scott Anderson, Thomas Anderson and Brian Marut. Expressions of sympathy may go to the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association or the American Diabetes Association in loving memory of Mrs. Anderson. Knox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate- September 7, 2000

JOSEPH THOMAS HELTON, 29, of Woodbine, the son of the late George Henson and Geneva Henson was born June 10, 1971 in Barbourville and passed away Friday, September 1, 2000. He believed in the Baptist faith and worked as a carpenter. Survivors include his mother, Geneva Hudson of Speedwell, Tenn.; his wife, Jody Wilson Henson; one son, Jeremy Henson and his mother Jennifer Gray of Ga.; his maternal grandmother; his maternal grandfather; two sisters, Wanda Thacker and husband Paul of Rockhold, Jessica Wilson and husband Danny K. of Pineville; two brothers, Harold Smith and wife Norma of Ingram, Chris Smith of Speedwell, Tenn.; one step-brother, Eddie Asbury of Ingram; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 7 at 1 p.m. in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Earl S. Tye officiating. Burial followed in the Vanover Cemetery in McCreary County. Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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The Barbourville Mountain Advocate-April 20, 1999

ELLEN BLACK HELTON, 89, of Cranes Nest Community of Knox County, passed away Saturday, April 17, 1999 at the Heritage Nursing Home in Corbin. She was the daughter of the late James T. Black and Mary Jane Gilbert Black born to them on May 19, 1909. She was married to the late Charlie F. Helton. She was a homemaker. Funeral services were held in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 20 at 4 p.m. with Rev. Bert Smith, Rev. Dennis Chesnut and Rev. Ernest Blair officiating. Burial followed in the Helton Family Cemetery at Cranes Nest. Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- February 18, 1999

DORMAN HELTON, 68, of Woodbine, passed away Thursday, February 11, 1999 in the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. Survivors include his wife, Sue Helton of Woodbine. Funeral services were held in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, February 14 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Damon Helton officiating. Burial followed in the Elliott Cemetery. Hart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Barbourville Mountain Advocate- February 18, 1999

MAE WILLIAMS, 94, of Hamilton, Ohio, formerly of Knox County passed away Friday February 12, 1999 at the Tri- County Extended Care in Hamilton. She was the daughter of the late Byrd and Susan (Fore) Helton and the wife of the late Clyde WilliamsFuneral services were held in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Damon Helton officiating. Burial followed in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens at Lily. Hart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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