Margie Helms Steele Tyson, 84, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. She was born in Union County, N.C., on Dec. 21, 1927, daughter of the late Raymond Earl and Mary Lee Starnes Helms. Mrs. Tyson was a retired teacher, having taught at Buford High School and was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Unity ARP Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Tyson is survived by a son, Tony Steele of Lancaster; a daughter, Vickie Robin Steele of Columbia; brothers, Raymond Earl Helms Jr. of Fairfax, Va., and Andrel Knox Helms of Williamsburg, Va..
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m., at Gordon Funeral Service, 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, NC 28112.
Memorials may be made to the
, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com