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Helen Welborn, 83

Helen F. Welborn, 83, Beloved wife, mother and grandmother of Mountain Home went to be with the Lord, Tuesday September 22, 2015, after a courageous battle against cancer. Helen was born September 23, 1931, in Augusta, Arkansas to the late Ewell and Ruby French. She married Jim T. Welborn on March 26, 1954.

Helen began teaching in 1953, and continued until moving to Mountain Home in 1960. She was devoted to her family, church and community. A longtime member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Helen taught Sunday School, was involved in the Women's groups, the church board, committees, and other opportunities for service. She was a member of Club Cosmopolitan, a ladies service organization, whose mission was to improve the community, including starting the first kindergarten in Mountain Home.

Helen is survived by her husband Dr. Jim T. Welborn, daughters Laura (Ron) Proctor of Flippin, Mary Patton of Tulsa, OK and Saundra (Jeff) Rueppel of Woodstock, GA; grandchildren Jennifer (Beau) Barnes, Zach (Rachel) Proctor, Sarah (Cassie) Patton, Catherine and Sydney Rueppel; great grandchildren Ruby and Gavin Barnes; and sister-in-law Delores French. She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother Jimmy French.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Disciples of Christ First Christian Church of Mountain Home. A visitation will be Friday from Noon until 9:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Baxter Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home.

Visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/mtnhome



Published in Baxter Bulletin on Sept. 24, 2015
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