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Helen Etta Helm

January 7, 1940 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Helen Helm Obituary

Helen Etta Helm, age 84 of Garfield, KY passed away February 18, 2024 at her residence. She was born in Decatur, IL on January 7, 1940, daughter of the late Mary and Martin Tibbs. Helen was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church in Decatur. She enjoyed baking, watching soap operas and shopping. She loved her dog Dixie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thomas Helm, daughter Mary Lucas, granddaughter Charity Martin, great grandchild Harley Carwile, siblings Leonard, Gerald and Al Tibbs, Evelyn Stuggins.

Helen is survived by 3 children - Al (Suzy) Koonce of Thorntown,IN; Kenneth (Thea) Koonce of Cannelton, IN and Donna Robbins of Owensboro, KY

9 grandchildren - Shelby (Marlena) Koonce, Phillip (Anna) Koonce, Bobby Carwile, Kenny (Cassie) Koonce, Jr., Kathryn Koonce, Linda (Michael) Carpenter, Jason Triplett and Scott Triplett, Samantha (Jarrett) Kempf

15 great grandchildren - Ryan, Jordan, Maxwell, Oliver, Eden, Ryan, Alice Mae, Debra, Thomas, Hannah, Tyler, Ethan, River, Derrick and Jensen

2 great great grandchildren

She is survived by nieces and nephews Sparky Tibbs, Speedy Tibbs, Gigi Tibbs, Silvia Tibbs and Garrett Tibbs.

Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 from 10 am - 12 pm with cremation to follow. All times are central.

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February 21, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street
Hardinsburg, KY 40143


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