GROVE CITY-Helen Ruth Vestal 87, of Grove City, Ohio, died Friday, August 8, 2014 at her residence. She was born March 29, 1927 in Friendship, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ed and Leona Smith Cooper. Helen was also preceded in death by her husband Roy Vestal and 3 brothers, Russell, Howard and Chester Cooper. She was a lifelong resident of Portsmouth and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Post 23.
Helen is survived by two sons, Charles (Susan) Flannigan and Michael (Vicki) Flannigan both of Grove City; step son, Ray Vestal of Franklin Furnace; two step daughters, Mary Moritz of Dayton and Betty Valentine of Glenbury, Maryland and numerous grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. August 13, 2014 at the Adkins-Brant Funeral Home in Portsmouth. Interment will follow at McKendree Cemetery in Stout. Friends may call at Adkins-Brant from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.adkinsbrantfuneralhome.com