JEAN D. HELMS (Age 94)  

On Sunday, April 20, 2014, Jean D. Helms passed away at her residence at Greenspring Village, Springfield, VA. She was predeceased by her loving husband LTC (Ret.) Lloyd C. Helms. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Embrey of Burke, VA; son, Jeffrey Helms (Linda) of Annapolis, MD; grandchildren Jessica Masse (Bret), Justin Helms and her great-granddaughter, Kendele Jean Masse. She was loved and respected by her family and friends and will be remembered for her wit, wisdom, compassion, strength and heartfelt generosity. As a 14-year resident, she was actively involved in the Greenspring community; Philanthropy Committee, Benevolent Care Fund, Scholar's Program, WIMS (Women in Military Service), and The Blue Jeans. Family will receive friends on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 1102 West Broad St., Falls Church, VA. Memorial Service and burial will be held at a future date in Arlington National Cemetery. If you would like to be informed of this date or would like to leave a message for the family, please email:">">">

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Murphy Funeral Homes
1102 West Broad Street Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 533-0341

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 23, 2014