Lavada Jeanette Helton
Lavada Jeanette Helton
  • January 15, 1935 - December 18, 2017
  • Marble Falls, Texas

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Lavada Jeanette Helton, age 82 of Marble Falls, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. She was born to the late William Cross Hogan and Bonnie Lee Houck on January 15, 1935 in Wheeler, TX.

Lavada was a proud 1953 graduate of Mobeetie High School, excelling in academics and basketball. Lavada's passions were her family, friends, and quilting as a member of the Marble Falls Quilting Club. She married Bobby King Helton on July 3, 1953 in Mobeetie, TX.

Family and friends were Lavada's passion and delight, with a special deep adoration for her seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Lavada was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marble Falls and an active participant in the Hospitality and Creative Hearts Ministries.

Lavada is survived by her husband, Bobby Helton; daughter Sharla Boles and husband Rodney, sons Steven and wife Stacy; Mike Helton and wife Connie; 7 grandchildren, Lauren Hepler, Jillian Boles, Jennifer Helton, Bailey Helton, Megan Helton, Jacob Helton, and Jaclyn Helton, and two greatgrandchildren Graham and Liam Hepler. She also leaves a sister Wilma Miller, brothers Ed Hogan, Glen Hogan, LaWayne Hogan, and Gaylon Hogan. Lavada was preceded in death by brothers Calvin, James, and Don Hogan.

Visitation is scheduled between 5:00 -7:00 pm, December 21, 2017 at Clements Wilcox Funeral Home, Marble Falls, TX. Memorial services will be held at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls on December 22, 2017 at 10:00 am. Burial will be on December 28, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Gageby Cemetery, Hemphill County, TX. If you desire, in lieu of flowers, please make donations in Lavada's name to Creative Hearts Ministry at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, 901 La Ventana Drive, Marble Falls, TX 78654