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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hurston Helms

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Hurston Helms, 99, of Greenwood passed away Saturday, July 7, 2007 at Community Hospital South.

He was Dec. 22, 1907 in Solsberry.

He was employed at Indianapolis Power and Light for 35 years until his retirement in 1971. A member of the Suburban Baptist Church, he was a White River Township Fire Department volunteer for several years.

Survivors include: a daughter, Phyllis Church Jones of Greenwood; a brother, Harold Helms of Vincennes; a sister, Helen Bland of Vincennes; and two grandsons, James B. Church and Bryan H. Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife Opal Abrams Helms, whom he married on Dec. 22. 1929.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Suburban Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Clinton Branine officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Friends may call at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory Singleton & Herr Southport Chapel from 4-8 p.m. Friday and one-hour prior to service at the church.