Willie Clinton Helms
Willie Clinton Helms
  • June 13, 1949 - October 18, 2017
  • Monroe, North Carolina

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Willie Clinton Helms, age 68, of Monroe, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. He was born to Willie Ray Helms and Vera Head Helms on June 13, 1949, at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS. Willie graduated in 1967 from Ocean Springs High School in Ocean Springs, MS. He was a member of Midway United Methodist Church in Monroe, NC, and taught an adult Sunday school class there for many years. He was a loving husband, father, son, pawpaw, brother, and uncle. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Willie was preceded in death by his father, Willie Ray Helms. Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Lynda Helms; his mother, Vera Head Helms of Vancleave, MS; his two daughters, Dottie Rae Helms (Steven) Nance and Kelli Rae Helms (Joseph Smith); two stepsons, David Helms and Donald Helms; one brother, Kenneth E. Helms (Sherry) of Mobile, AL; one sister, Jeannette Helms Tootle (Preston) of Vancleave, MS; one niece, Mindy Marie Helms Revell (Doug) of Chesterfield, VA, and a nephew, William Tootle Jr. (Leah) of New London, CT; and 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at Midway United Methodist Church in Monroe on Sunday, October 22, 2017.
Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe, Monroe, NC.