Denny Ken Helms Sr.

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    - Libby Capps
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Mr. Denny Ken Helms Sr., 68, of Lancaster passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Springs Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 17, 1945, in Kannapolis, N.C., a son of the late Dallas Clyde Helms and Sarah Margaret Thomas Helms. Mr. Helms was a very active member of White Springs Baptist Church before becoming an active member of Pleasant Dale Baptist Church. He was the owner/operator of the Dairy Mart for 30 years and was also the owner of Gooch Street Coin Laundry.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Helms is 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church with the Rev. Jessie Adams officiating.  Entombment is in the Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Mr. Helms is survived by his wife, Patricia G. Helms of Lancaster; a son, Ken Helms and his wife, Michelle of Lancaster; two daughters, Frankie Helms Lowery of Lancaster and Donna Ray of Myrtle Beach; a sister, LaNette Pharmer and her husband, Jerry, of Charlotte; six grandchildren, Matt Hardin, Amber Hardin, Kenny Dutton, Devin Lowery, Mallory Helms and Dallas Griffin; four great-grandchildren, Karleigh Underwood, Kinslee Underwood, NaHaven Faile and Macey Hardin. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Ray.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church and other times at the home of Ken Helms, 1302 Rocky River Road, Lancaster.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, 133 Potter Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Notes to the family may be made at
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Helms.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Sept. 25, 2013