A Memorial Service for Harvelle Helm, 82, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Union Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Helm died at 12:20 a.m., Friday, August 23, 2013, at his home.
He was born February 17, 1931, at Gid, Arkansas, to Dee Curtis Helm and Edna L. Harvelle Helm. On August 15, 2007, he was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Susan Dunn. Mr. Helm was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy. He had been a barber for over forty years. He was a well-known and avid coon hunter; and loved the outdoors, horseback riding, dancing and most of all his grandchildren. Mr. Helm accepted Jesus Christ at an early age and was Baptized when he was fourteen years old.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Helm, of the family home; two children, Steve Helm, Caulfield, Missouri and Becky Adkisson, husband, Ron, Pomona, Missouri; three step-children, Curtis Quillin, West Plains, Missouri, William Dunn, Cherokee Village, Arkansas and Kimberly Jones, husband, Alan, West Plains, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Trevor Hatfield, Spencer Adkisson, Jacob Quillin, Jackson Quillin, Weston Quillin, Tanner Quillin, Keylee Jones and Isaiah Jones; one brother, Jack Helm, wife, Rose, West Plains, Missouri; two sisters, Bobbie Carter, West Plains, Missouri and JoAnn Coson, husband, Fred, Yakima, Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one sister, Juanita Watkins, precede him in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union Grove Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.