Helen Louise Helms Welborn
September 17, 1925 - June 4, 2021
Fort Worth , Texas - Helen Louise Helms Welborn was born September 17,1925 in Ranger, Texas and passed away June 4, 2021 at home.
Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Helen was the first of four children born to Thomas Grady Helms and Mary Aubrey Thomas Helms. Helen married Hiram "Hi" Welborn in Weatherford, Texas on April 11, 1944. They had been married 72 years when he passed away in 2016. She retired from Union Pacific Resources.
Helen was a genealogist and had researched both her family and her husband's family. She was a member and past Regent of Six Flags Chapter, The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution; member and past President of the Fort Worth Area Regent's Club; member and past Regent of Hon. Philip Livingston Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists; member of Gen. Edward H. Tarrant Chapter,
United States Daughters of 1812, and member of The Fort Worth Genealogical Society.
After retirement she volunteered at the Fort Worth Convention and Visitor's Bureau and the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Helen and Hi loved their family and enjoyed spending time with them. After retirement they enjoyed time with their family and friends at their ranch in Big Bend.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Carl Helms; and sister, Wilma Ogletree.
Helen is survived by her son, Andrew Welborn and daughter, Lynn Welborn Henry (Thome); four grandchildren, Matthew Welborn (Amber), Jill Gossett (Ed), Elizabeth Flowers (Curtis Jr.) and Kent Welborn (Megan); six great-grandchildren, Morgan and Mason Welborn, Kaitlyn and Hunter Gossett, and Tatum and McKenzie Flowers; sister, Wanda Helms, sister-in-law Gerry Helms; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the various members of hospice staff who attended Mother professionally and with compassion. Thank you.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to North Fort Worth Historical Society, Community Healthcare of Texas (hospice) or the charity of choice
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Published by Star-Telegram on Jun. 13, 2021.