HELMS, JAMES OYED, of Ortonville, MI; died January 2, 2013. He was 58. He was born January 10, 1954 in Lake County, FL. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Russell; mother, Rena Mae Scott; six children, Jolena Blanchard, Sabrina (Brian) Olsen, Christina Helms, Billy (Melissa) Wieske, Debbie (Mike) Sutherland and Julie (Brent) Mullins; six grandchildren, Katelyn, Nathaniel, Jasmine, Shawn, Logan and Alyssa; six brothers, Oscar, Irwin, Charlie, Alvin, Johnny and Dean; one sister, Julie; he was preceded in death by one brother, J.W. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was member of the Roofers Union Local 149. He was an avid fisherman having participated in a number of Forest L. Wood bass fishing tournaments. There will be a memorial visitation on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Coats Village Funeral Home, Ortonville. To send a private condolence to the family go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/Obituaries

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Village Funeral Home
135 South St. Ortonville, MI 48462
(248) 627-3412

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Jan. 6, 2013