GUYTON - Ellen Helmey Danker, 97, passed away March 19, 2021, at Effingham Hospital.
The Effingham County native was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and a retired postmaster. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ward Leroy Helmey and Emma Fetzer Helmey; husband, Eugene Vernon Danker; and siblings, Leroy, Ralph, Harley, Walton, George, Jack, Clifford, Hilda, and Minnie Lee.
Survivors include her children, Anthony Danker of Cathlamet, Washington; Lucille Leckman of Duluth, Minnesota, and Vernon Danker of Guyton; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sister, Bessie Studier; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is set 1-2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021, with memorial services following at 2 p.m. in the Effingham Chapel of Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial can be sent to Zion Lutheran Church, 121 Noel C. Conaway Road, Guyton, Ga. 31312.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, Effingham Chapel. 754-6421
Published in Effingham Herald from Apr. 14 to Apr. 20, 2021.