Helen Shull DeVault
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98 of Newcomerstown, died Tuesday, April 08, 2014 at Riverside Manor Nursing & Rehab. Center, Newcomerstown. She was born Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1915 in Blicktown Ohio to Arthur and Clara 'Simpson' Shull. She attended Pleasant Hill School in Blicktown, the Welty High in New Philadelphia. In 1931 she moved to Newcomerstown and graduated in 1933 from Newcomerstown High School. Helen was a lifelong caregiver. She was a member of Hartwood Church and Christ United Methodist Church. She was active in American Red Cross, Temperance Tavern Museum, Meals on Wheels, Cancer Drives, United Methodist Women at Hartwood Church and Together Class at Christ United Methodist Church. Her favorite pastimes were reading, crocheting, music, cross word puzzles and playing cards with anyone.
In 1938 she married William R. Patterson (Pat). They had four children of which two are deceased, James A. Patterson and Ann Gossett. In addition to her two children and parents, Helen is preceded in death by her three husbands; W R Patterson (Pat), Robert Treat and William DeVault, sister, Ruth Hewitt and brother Joseph Joe Shull. She is survived by two children, Shirley Norman and husband Donald, Elaine Mayenschein and husband David. Also there are nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and stepchildren. She will be missed by all concerned!
Services will be Friday, April 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Addy Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Quesenberry officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, April 11, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Addy Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Tusc. County 716 Commercial Avenue SW New Philadelphia, OH. 44663, National Multiple Sclerosis Society 6155 Rockside Road Suite 202 Independence, OH. 44131-2217,
1815 W Market St Suite 301 Akron,OH. 44313. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com
Addy Funeral Home Inc
406 W State St
Newcomerstown, OH 43832
Published in The Times Reporter on Apr. 10, 2014