Bessie Helton

Bessie Helton

Friday, December 15th, 1933 - Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Obituary

Bessie Helton of Pathfork, KY went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born December 15, 1933 in Beverly, KY. She was married to her husband of over 50 years Foley Helton. Bessie attended Mathel Pentecostal Holiness Church where she was a lifelong member and served as the sunday school superintendent. She was a homemaker and Avon and Tupperware representative. She also was an adult/ childcare sitter.
Bessie was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Edna Mae Helton of Straight Creek, KY, her husband Foley Helton, three sons Mark Helton, Earl Gene and Michael Lawson; grandson Jonathan Helton and ten siblings.
Bessie is survived by her children Sharon (Larry) Taylor of Corbin, KY, Bobbie Helton of Berea, KY, Jim (Vickie) Lawson of Pathfork, KY, Patrick Helton of Pathfork, KY and Mary Helton of Pathfrok, KY. She is also survived by three brothers Leonzie (Bea) Helton of Mollow, OH, Ernest Helton of Ewing, VA and Paul (Kay) Helton of Kingsport, TN. Bessie has nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and two Godchildren. A host of nieces and nephews; special dear friends, Nadine Johnson and Billy Joe and Louise Wilder.
Funeral services will be 8PM on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home with Rev. Hardy Franks, Rev. Ray Franks and James Roark; burial will be in the Alva Memorial Garden Cemetery, Alva, KY at 10AM, Friday July 19, 2019.
The family will receive friends after 5PM on Thursday, July 18, 2019 until the funeral hour at 8PM at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home, Pineville. The Brooks-Durham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Helton family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Brooks-Durham Funeral Home
    Address
    205 West Kentucky Avenue
    PINEVILLE, KY 40977
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 8:00pm
    Location
    Brooks-Durham Funeral Home
    Address
    205 West Kentucky Avenue
    PINEVILLE, KY 40977
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Hardy Franks
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. James Roark
    Rev. Ray Franks
  • Interment

    Location
    Alva Memorial Gardens
    Address
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    Blackstar, KY
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    10 AM Friday, July 19, 2019

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Starr Gibson

Posted at 06:16pm
sorry for your loss, praying for the family to help them through this hard time
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Ileen

Posted at 07:30pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Bessie touched the lives of so many. She will be greatly missed. You are in our prayers. Jorge and Ileen Craig de Jimenez
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Sherry Epley Gulley

Posted at 04:17pm
Lawson & Helton families I am so sorry for your loss. Sherry Epley Gulley
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Billie Dyer

Posted at 04:13pm
My sincere condolences to Bobbi and all the family in the loss of Mrs. Bessie Helton. I didn't know her, but knowing Bobbi makes me feel as if I did. What a wonderful lady of the family and role model that I have heard about from Bobbi. My prayers are with you all.
Billie Dyer
MD

Marilyn Rice Daniels

Posted at 04:02pm
Such a sweet woman, she will be missed by many. Bessie was good to everyone.
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