Obituaries

Judy A. Helms

08/25/1939 - 02/25/2024

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Obituary For Judy A. Helms

Judy A. Helms, 84, passed away February 25, 2024, at 8:13 am, Kindred Hospital Lima, surrounded by her loving family.
Judy was born August 25, 1939 in Lima, OH, to James "Jim" and Helen (LaSata) Cross who both preceded her in death. On July 23, 1960 she married Darrell Helms who preceded her in death on August 27, 2022.
Judy graduated from Delphos Jefferson High in 1957. Judy and her husband were co-owners and operators of Concessions Helms Canerack. Judy and her husband attended Westside United Methodist Church and she was the secretary for over thirty years. Judy always enjoyed socializing with her church friends. Judy and her husband enjoyed Western Style Square Dancing. She was an avid Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State Football fan. She was in many bowling leagues back in the day. She loved her husband and cherished her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly.
Judy is survived by her children, Eric Helms of Harrod, OH, Darren (DeEtte "Dee") Helms of Delphos, OH, siblings, Lt. Col, USAF (Ret.) Thomas "Tom" Cross of Cookville, TN, Rebecca "Becky" (Don) Miller of Lake Mary, FL, grandchildren, Aleesha (Matt) Miller, Aaron Helms, Logan Helms, Cole Helms, Kaleb Helms, Karlie (Kyle) Kirkendall, Karley (Austin) Clevenger, great-grandchildren, Brooklynn, Caelynn, Oaklynn, Serenity, Ashten, Layton, Liam, Westen, Vincent, Myles, Weston, Winslie and Layne.
She is preceded in death by her son, Kent Alan Helms, grandson Robert Drew Helms, daughter-in-law, Deborah "Deb" Helms and sister-in-law, Jo Anne Cross.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 10:00am at Chiles - Laman Funeral Homes, Eastside Chapel. Pastor Dan Lee to officiate the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be on Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Eastside Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westside United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Services

29 Feb

Visitation

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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29 Feb

Visitation

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
1 Mar

Funeral Service

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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  • 02/28/2024

    My deepest sympathy to the family of Judy . We graduated together in the class of 1957 at delphos Jefferson high School. Lots of memories . RIP Judy Your friend and classmate Louise brenneman sroufe

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