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“Eddie and Susan. Billy and Susie so very sorry for your loss. Hold tight to your good memories and Mrs. Helems will always be with you. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lynne and Lucky May - New Castle, VA

“Dear Eddie, Susie and family, Please know that you and yours are in our prayers. We will all miss Aunt Jean and our hearts and lives are diminished...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Helems Funari - niece

“Eddie, Susie, and family, I am sorry to hear that your Mother died and want to express my sympathy. You had a wonderful loving mother and nothing...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jeanette Taylor Kremer - KY

“To each of you I wish to express my sympathy and pray that the good Lord guides you through this difficult time. Jean was a wonderful person, which...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Brenna Rose - New Castle, VA

“Aunt Jean was a wonderful person and will be deeply missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tara Humphreys O'Brien - Denver, NC

“So sorry to hear this, Jean and Minnie were such nice people. Prayers with all of you. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Lou Warren - New Castle, VA

“We, the staff at Paitsel Funeral Home are deeply sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Paitsel Funeral Home

Jean Brizendine Helems, 85, of New Castle passed peacefully in her sleep on Monday, October 22, 2012. She was born September 22, 1927 in Craig County. She was the daughter of the late Oney and Lizzie Brizendine. She was preceded in death by her husband Hale "Minnie" Helems and her brother Claude.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Susie and Billy Lee; son and daughter-in-law Eddie and Susan Helems; grandchildren Jamie and Melissa Lee, Amy and Dewey Taylor, Adrian and Hank Luton, Alex Helems & Rachel Meagher; great-grandchildren Jefferson Lee, Hannah Taylor, Bryson Taylor, and Hudson Luton; sister Mildred Humphreys of Pomeroy, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jean was an active member of the New Castle Christian Church her entire life. Jean was a kind, gentle, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her love and dedication to her family will be forever cherished and her memory will be held dear.
Graveside Services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Westview Cemetery with Dr. Ernie Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at Paitsel Funeral Home.
Flowers will be appreciated or those who prefer may make memorial donations to the New Castle Christian Church, P.O. Box 287, New Castle, VA 24127.

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