Helen Louise Courtney

04/21/1934 - 09/02/2014 Obituary
Helen Louise Courtney Obituary
Louise, age 80, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday with her husband Ray Courtney by her side. Born in Checotah. Oklahoma she was preceded in death by her parents, Stanton and Essene Luke, sisters Gladys, Doris, Wanda, Roberta and her grandson Patrick.
During her working years as a store manager at Larson's Dairy, she loved to go camping with her husband Ray. She retired in 1992 (more time for RVing!!). Louise loved gardening, spending time with her grandkids and loved to read...she'd always have her nose in a book whenever you saw her!
Louise is survived by her loving husband of 44 wonderful years Ray, her children Jimmy Nelson and his wife Sharon, Bruce Nelson, Melinda Law, Kim Lemons and her husband Mike, Chuck Lynn and his wife Mary, Shannon Harper and her husband Joseph, sisters- in-law Naoma Guevara and Pat Courtney, grandchildren Sara, Randy, Krystal, Brian, Devin, Chelsea, Brandon, Travis, Amber, Tiffany, Candace, Raelee, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and her 4-legged grandpuppies and grandkitties.
Louise will be deeply missed by her family and friends...and loved forever and always!!
Graveside services will be held on Friday September 12, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. at Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 E. Bear Blvd., Arvin, Ca 93203.
A very special thanks to Hospice and nurses Juanita, Robert and Kim for their care and support ...You are greatly appreciated!!! Special thanks to Pastor Bob, thank you for your kindness!!
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 9, 2014
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