Helen B. Mason Osborne, 86, of Owenton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.
Born Jan. 11, 1934, in Owen County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Wilma Parker Mason. She was the widow of Freddie Clay Osborne. They were married on June 4, 1955, and celebrated over 53 years of marriage when he preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Irville, Everett, Norman T., Hugh M. and James P. Mason; her sisters, Ama Wright, Dorothy David and Betty Ann Mason. Helen was a member of the Faith Rebekah Lodge No. 123 and a member of the Lusby's Mill Baptist Church. She enjoyed life to the fullest, was an avid gardener and loved the outdoors. She was an employee of Owen County Memorial Hospital as a bookkeeper and receptionist from 1957 to 1978, then executive secretary and receptionist at Textron, which was purchased by Schlumberger Ind., from 1978 to 1994, at which time she retired.
Helen will be missed by her daughters, Gayla (Pat) Gorman of Florence and Vicki (Paul Jr.) Gibson of Owenton; her granddaughter, Michelle Gibson Barnett of Georgetown; her sister, Louise (Pete) Gordon of Worthville and a host of nieces and nephews.
McDonald & New Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at the Main Street location with Bro. Steve Delaney presiding. Burial was in the Owenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lusby's Mill Baptist Church or the Owenton Fire Department.
Published by The News-Herald on Feb. 26, 2020.