Gertrude W. Helman, 105, Sedalia
Gertrude W. Helman, formerly of Green Ridge, died Tuesday, June 11, 1996, at Four Seasons Living Center.
She was born July 13, 1890, in Green Ridge, daughter of Charles L. and Ella J. Weeden Calvert. On Nov. 28, 1911, in Green Ridge, she married Forrest E. Helman who died June 11, 1955.
Mrs. Helman was raised and educated in Green Ridge and lived there all her life. She was a member of Green Ridge Presbyterian Church and a past member of the Green Ridge Garden Club. She was a charter member of Guilding Star No. 353, which was later combined with Pettis Chapter No. 279 Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a daughter Beth Palmer, Sedalia; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Mildred Helman and Mary Ella Hausam, and an infant son.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Jeffery L. Cochran officiating.
Pallbearers will be Paul Calvert, Donald Calvert, David Calvert, J.L. Purchase, Winston Ream and Francis Mergen
Burial will be in McKee Chapel Cemetery, Sedalia
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.
The family suggests contributions to the Church.
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