Jerry Paul Helms son of
William Thomas Helms
and Sallie Pearson Underwood was born 25 March 1929 in Scurry County,
Texas and died 18 January 2000 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas. He
married Patsy Jean Edwards daughter of S.E. Edwards and Jewel Coppedge
27 Mar 1951 in Belton, Bell County, Texas. She was born 21 March 1932
in Rotan, Fisher County, Texas and died 20 July 2004 in Abilene,
Taylor County, Texas. They are both buried at Cottonwood Flat
Cemetery, Scurry County, Texas.
OBITUARY: JERRY PAUL HELMS
Jerry Paul Helms, 70, of Rotan, died
Tuesday, January 18, 2000 in an Abilene Hospital. Funeral services
were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 20, in the Weathersbee
Funeral Home Chapel. Larry Holder officiated. Burial was in Cottonwood
Cemetery, directed by Weathersbee Funeral Home.
Mr. Helms was born March 25, 1929 in
Scurry County to the late Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Helms. He
married Patsy Edwards in Belton County in 1951. Mr. Helms was a member
of the Rotan V.F.W. and was a Baptist. He worked as an Iron Ore Miner
at Kiser Steel and served in the US Army.
Survivors include his
wife Patsy Helms of Rotan, one daughter Rita Pruitt of California, one
son, Randy Helms of Rotan; one brother Dell Ray Helms of Rotan; four
He was preceded in death by 4 brothers
and 3 sisters.
OBITUARY: PATSY J. HELMS
Patsy J. Helms, 72, died Tuesday, July
20, 2004, at an Abilene hospital. Services were held at 10:00 a.m.
Friday, July 23, 2004, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.
Born March 21, 1932 in Rotan, TX, Patsy
was the daughter of the late S.E. and Jewel (Coppedge) Edwards. She
married Jerry Paul Helms on March 27, 1951 in Belton Co. Patsy grew up
in Fisher Co; after she and Jerry Paul married they moved to Eagle
Mountain, CA where they raised their family; in 1978 they moved back
to Fisher County. Patsy was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing,
crocheting, and upholstering. She attended Calvary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband
Jerry Paul, parents one brother, and one sister.
Survivors include one son, Randy Helms
of Rotan; one daughter Rita Pruitt of Blythe, CA; two brothers,
Stanley Edwards of El Paso and Sammy Edwards of Del Hi, LA; one
sister, Billie Nichols of Aspermont; four grandchildren and one