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November 5, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013


Jackie Dale Gullett

LOGAN — Jackie Dale Gullett, 53, of Logan, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Honaker Funeral Home in Logan, with Pastor Roger Ooten and Rev. Terry Ooten officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.

Friends may call on the family one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Honaker Funeral Home of Logan has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Helen Marie Maddy Helms

HINTON — Helen Marie Maddy Helms, 94, of Hinton, went to Heaven on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Born February 28, 1919, at War Ridge, Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Lemuel Kenna and Lou Esta Shumate Maddy.

Helen was a graduate of Talcott High School, class of 1938, and the French Beauty School in Bluefield, W.Va. She was an active member of Bellepoint Baptist Church in Hinton as long as her health permitted, having been a former Sunday school teacher. She was also known for always being a witness for the Lord. She was also a former president of the PTA at Bellepoint Elementary School. Helen was renowned for her lovely flowers and her many hand-crafted quilts she made and gave to others.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Julian Helms; two sisters, Mary Grove and Blanche Thompson; three brothers, Woodrow, Frank and Leonard Maddy and son-in-law, Ken Holland.

Helen is survived by a loving family which includes daughters, Sharon (Charlie) Gilkerson, Nancy Holland, Martha (Ron) Spangler and Sara Helms. Son, Dan (Vicky) Helms.  One sister, Clara Pack. She is also survived by grandchildren, Tim Holland, Greg Gilkerson, Julie Laury, Ronnie Spangler, Mike Spangler, Jessica Williams and Benjamin Helms; 16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastors Butch Honaker and Chris Price officiating. Interment will follow in Greenbrier Burial Park in Hinton. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Grandsons and great grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations of sympathy be made to Bellepoint Baptist Church Youth Fund or Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472.

Online condolences & guest register at www.pivontfuneralhome. com

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

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