Billie Faye Helms

KINSTON - Billie Faye Williams Helms, 83, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family and friends. She was a pharmacy assistant for over 25 years with Eckerd Drug Stores. Due to renovations at Garner Funeral Home, a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2013, from the chapel of Howard-Carter Funeral Home with the Reverend Donald Fader officiating. Survivors include her son Richard T. "Dickie" Helms Jr. and wife LaNell, and granddaughters Julie and Katie Helms, all of Richardson, Texas; her sister Doris James of Goldsboro; her sister-in-law Sybil Wilson of Daphne, Ala.; her brother-in-law Robert "Chick" Natella of New Bern; and special friends, Ann Smith and Carol Jarman, both of Kinston. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the . Online condolences may be made sent to Garner Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Sign the guest book at

Published in Free Press from July 18 to July 22, 2013