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Hilda Juanita Vannoy, 84, Casey County, KY (1935-2020)

Hilda Juanita (Helm) Vannoy, 84, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at her home.

The funeral service will be held at 10amCT/11amET on Friday, February 7, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Cold Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 Thursday.

Born on March 9, 1935, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Emma (Richards) Helm. Juanita was a homemaker. She lived and traveled the world with her Air Force husband and two children. She was a former active member of the Liberty DAV Auxiliary. Juanita was a kind, loving, and generous person who liked spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-six years, Wayne Vannoy, Jr. of Columbia, who she wed on May 27, 1953; a daughter, Deborah (Geoffrey) Walden of Rineyville; a son, Edward Dwayne Vannoy of Columbia; and a granddaughter, Erin Walden of Eagan, Minnesota. Other survivors include four sisters, Geneva (Howard) Bell of Liberty, Faye Allen of Cincinnati, Ohio, Trellis (Roger) Carmicle of Liberty, and Margretha Jones of Morning View; and four brothers, Gerald Helm, Roger Helm, Ronald (Shirley) Helm, and Buel Helm, all of Liberty.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two sisters, Phyllis Burke and Dolly Caudill; and two brothers, Donald Helm and Verl Helm.

Memorial contributions may take the form of sympathy to Hosparus Health Green River to PO Box 4134, Campbellsville, Kentucky, 42719.

Arrangements by McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

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