Albert "JR" Helton, age 73, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
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Mr. Helton was born Jan. 3, 1941, in White County to the late Albert Richard Helton Sr. and Ola Gooch Helton. JR was the owner of Insulaire Inc. and was a member of Dewberry Baptist Church No. 1.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Rachel Helton, Gainesville; sons and daughters-in-law, Jason and Stacy Helton, Jeff and Amy Helton, all of Gainesville; sisters, Janette Ashe, Cleveland, Geneva Wright, Forest Park; grandchildren, Alissa Helton, Clermont, Geoffrey Ledford, Cooper Helton, Sara Rachel Helton, all of Gainesville; great-grandchildren, Kinleigh Ledford, Colt Ledford, both of Gainesville; his favorite pet, Angel.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Dewberry Baptist Church No. 1. The Rev. Henry Loggins, the Rev. Brad Reynolds and the Rev. J.D. Sosebee Jr. will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dewberry Baptist Church No. 1 Kitchen Fund, 4616 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30506.
Online condolences can be made to the family at barrettfh.com.
Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
Barrett Funeral Home - Cleveland
118 North Brooks Street P.O. Box 825
Cleveland, GA 30528
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Apr. 19, 2014