Helen Hankins Bourne, 80, of Owenton, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Hospice Care Center at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born April 4, 1933 in Owen County, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Willie Judy Hankins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, the Rev. Ralph Bourne; her infant brother, William Howard Hankins and her sisters, Georgia Rose, Syble Pierson and Freda Bourne. Mrs. Bourne enjoyed sewing, especially quilting. She worked for Senior Citizens of Northern Kentucky, the Remnant Room and provided child care for many years. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are her children, Mark (Vickie) Bourne of Owenton, Joy (David) Morgan of Owenton, Melody Rose Bourne of Lexington and Tim (Mary) Bourne of Lexington; her grandchildren, Brielle (Logan) Nielson, Misty (Casey) Ellis, Nathan (Amber) Gregory, Helen Jean Bourne and Maggie Bourne; her great-grandchildren, Stella Nielson, Crosby and Fiona Ellis and Emma Gregory. Also surviving are her sisters, Lucy Jacobs, Fanny Whitton, Judy Jones and Nancy Grisham. The funeral services were held Monday, March 10, 2014, at the Main Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Owen County Public Library, Oneida Baptist Institute or the
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Published in The Owenton News-Herald from Mar. 12 to Mar. 19, 2014