Funeral services for Helen Kaye Drumright, 64, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2012 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Drumright died at 11:34 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2012, at her home. She was born September 30, 1947, at Gainesville, Missouri, to Odie and Eva Alberta Welch Croney. On July 20, 1962, she was married at Salem, Arkansas to Lloyd Drumright. She was a cook at the West Plains High School. She loved cooking, spending time with her kids and grandkids, camping and fishing. Mrs. Drumright was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Drumright, of the family home; three daughters, Shelly Lovins, husband, Tim, Sheila Ochoa, husband, Junior, and Sharon Long, special friend, John David Bussard, all of West Plains, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Jessica Kenslow, April Collins, Mitch Lovins, Brandi Ochoa, Shane Belt, Shelby Belt and Tyler Lovins; eight great-grandchildren, Emily Kenslow, Kelsey Kenslow, Ruhstyn Lovins, Traityn Lovins, Braidyn Schulz, Kaylie Collins, Karley Collins and Gavin Roberts; three sisters, Dorothy Stowers, husband, Virgil, West Plains, Missouri, Eunice Flowers, McLouth, Kansas and Ruby Warren, husband, Verl, West Plains, Missouri; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, three brothers, Bill, Leffel, and James Croney, three sisters, Hazel Gordon, Thelma Croney and Joanna Croney, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral home. Burial will be in the Hope’s Rest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.