Helen Reno

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Helen Reno TAHOKA- Helen Lou Ida (Bain) Reno of Tahoka passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012 at Lynn County Hospital. She was born July 9, 1926 to Lonnie and Mamie Bain on a farm near Wilson. She grew up in the New Lynn Community before the family moved to Tahoka in the early 1940's. Helen married D. S. Reno on September 2, 1945. She was a homemaker and had a great passion and love for all children. She helped raise many besides her own. Helen was a member of Sweet Street Baptist Church and kept the nursery there for many years. Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters and two sons, Patricia Duke and husband Robert of Lamesa, Larry Reno of Allen, Jerry Reno and wife Vera of Tahoka, and Janet Jackson and husband Glen of Lubbock. Helen also leaves behind seven grandchildren, Larry, Amber, Kathryn, Kaitlyn, Kyle, Justin, and Matthew and nine great-grandchildren. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, D. S., after 51 years of marriage on December 19, 1996; one sister; and one brother. Celebration of life services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012 at Sweet Street Baptist Church with interment to follow at the Tahoka Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, one great-grandson, and two great-nephews. Helen was loved by all and will be greatly missed by those who knew her. The family would like to say a special thank you to the medical and nursing staff at Lynn County Hospital for the love and care provided to our beloved mother and grandmother. Please celebrate the life of Helen by visiting www.combestfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 22, 2012