Graveside services for Helen Mary Stallsworth, 86, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 14, 2014, at Howell Valley Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stallsworth died at 2:40 a.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born September 21, 1927, at Leominster, Massachusetts, to Jeffery Roy Sr. and Claudia Bastein Roy. On September 21, 1944, she was married to Gene Ross Stallsworth, who preceded her in death on November 28, 1966. Mrs. Stallsworth was of the Pentecostal faith and attended Faith Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by five children, Clifford Stallsworth, wife, Lois, Arroll, Missouri, Mike Stallsworth, wife, Virginia, Mountain View, Missouri, Donald Stallsworth, wife, Patricia, Mountain View, Missouri, Avis Walker, husband, Don, West Plains, Missouri, and Claudia Bishop, husband, Keith, Mountain View, Missouri; nine grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren and one on the way; six great-great-grandchildren and one on the way; two sisters, Teresa Cepian, Chicago, Illinois and Loraine LaVlanc, Fitchburg, Massachusetts; and one sister-in-law, Avis Roy, Townsend, Massachusetts.
Her parents, husband, one daughter, Rose Mary Sandusky, one son-in-law, James Sandusky, two grandchildren, Mark and Mary, five brothers, Jeffery, Billy, Gordon, Ronald, Jean Paul and two sisters, Alice and Jean, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.