Helen Levonne Ollis
Helen Levonne Ollis
  • June 7, 1925 - May 10, 2017
  • Saint Albans, West Virginia

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Helen L. Ollis, 91, of St. Albans, passed away on May 10, 2017 surrounded by her family.

She was predeceased by her parents, Hugh and Mary Leftwich; husband, James Ollis; daughter, Linda Boehringer; granddaughter, Abigail Petros; siblings Jane Shabdue and Bill Leftwich.

Surviving are daughters Karen Petros (Bill) of Morgantown and Robin Stemple (Dan) of Parkersburg; son-in-law Tom Boehringer of Durham, NC; grandchildren Nate and Katy Petros, Sam Ollis, Danny and Jordan Stemple, Sean and Blake Boehringer; sister, Betty Strunk. Helen is also survived by nieces and nephews, her Eastern Star family, and her dearest friend, Nina Elkins.

Helen was a devoted, 68-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Salina #81 and the White Shrine. She was also a lifelong member of the Coal Fork United Methodist Church and a participant in both Highlawn and First Presbyterian Churches, St. Albans. She was retired from WV Worker’s Compensation.

The family will receive friends at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, WV on Saturday May 13, 2017 from 12 pm to 1:45 pm at which time an Eastern Star service will begin. A celebration of Helen’s life will follow at 2 pm with the Reverend Nancy Didway officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Eastern Star, Salina Chapter #81, 204 West Main Street, Belle, WV 25015, or Highlawn Presbyterian Church, 2501 Washington Ave., St. Albans, WV 25177.