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ENGLE, Helen Holmes Helen Holmes Engle, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry "Bill" Engle; parents, Benton and Mabel Holmes; and sister, Marjorie Ann Holmes. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kendra and Joel Bailey, Dacula, GA; step son, Steven Engle and wife, Roberta Engle, Griffin, GA; two grandsons, Ryan Bailey and Todd and Amanda Engle; great granddaughter, Abigail J. Engle; and great grandson, Corbin B. Engle. Mrs. Engle was born June 23, 1933 in Camden, IN. She was a 1951 graduate of South Bend Central High School. She worked for South Bend Lathe and also worked as a load planner for United Airlines for six years in Chicago, IL where she met her future husband. She won the Hillsborough County Senior School Volunteer Award in 1990 in FL, volunteered for Camp Fire Girls and was a Camp Fire Girl group leader, and also was a volunteer for Buford Elementary School Media Center in Buford, GA. She was a member of the Buford First United Methodist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Sondra R. Jones officiating. Interment will be in Strong Cemetery in Albany, IN. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Buford First United Methodist Church, (P O Box 329, Buford, GA 30515), 285 East Main Street, Buford, GA 30518 or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231 or www.heart.org in memory of Helen Holmes Engle. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.

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Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 4, 2017.
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January 7, 2017
I was looking for another's information and found Helen's information. I really loved having Helen in my swim class. We took classes together and then I became the teacher, though only for about a year. She was a beautiful woman. I miss her. I am so sorry for your loss!!!!
Sandy Kashat
January 5, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family. May the strength and peace that only God can give comfort you during this difficult time. Psalms 29:11
January 4, 2017
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
January 4, 2017
Though we are never prepared for times like this, may the family and friends lean on each other and draw closer to God because he cares.
January 4, 2017
My sincere condolences for your loss.
January 4, 2017
Sorry for your loss may there be comfort in knowing that god cares for you. 1st peter 5 : 7
January 4, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with the Engle family and friends in your hour of grief. May you find peace and comfort in the God of all comfort.
Charles A
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