Yvonne Clifton Helton

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Yvonne Clifton Helton, 81, originally from Sylacauga, died Jan. 31, 2017 in Memphis, Tenn. She raised her family in Jacksonville and moved away when her husband was transferred with the U.S. Postal Service. Her most important roles in life were wife of 50 years to Harold Helton, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and an active church member and volunteer. She never met a stranger and was known for her delightful sense of humor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Helton, two sisters and two brothers. She is survived by her children, Marilyn (Bob) Kuhn, of Indianapolis, Ind.; Gilda Coker, of Birmingham, and Les (Lisa) Helton, of Collierville, Tenn.; six grandchildren, who call her "Mimmie", Kristin (Andrew) Odom, Austin (Savannah) Coker, Karah Helton, Dean (Adleye) Helton, Doug Helton and Kaylee Helton; two great-grandsons, Cayden and Bennett Odom; her brother, Franklin (Jeanette) Clifton, of Sylacauga and many beloved nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held at Collierville (Tenn.) First Baptist Church on Friday, February 3, 2017. On Saturday, February 4, 2017, in Sylacauga, there will be visitation at Radney-Smith Funeral Home at 1 p.m. and a graveside burial service at 2 p.m. If you would like to honor her life, make a donation to the mission fund of your church or the Gideons. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at radneysmith.com. Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga will direct the service.
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Radney-Smith Funeral Home
320 North Elm Avenue
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 245-1616
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 3, 2017