Esther I. Helderman, 77, of Washington, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006 at her residence.
She was born March 9, 1929 at Elnora to William and Pearly Crouch Daffron.
She had worked at RCA, General Electric and Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. She attended Elnora Christian Church, was a past member of the Do Better Home Makers Club of Newberry.
Survivors include two sons, Ron Helderman of Bloomfield and Gary Helderman of Loogootee, and one sister, Laura Ferguson of Washington; seven grandchildren;15 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ermal; and infant son, Jackie; four brothers and four sisters.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at the Scotland Full Gospel Church with Pastor David Miller officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Elnora.
Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church.
Nathan Butler Funeral Home in Worthington is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences to the bereaved family at www.forevercare.org.