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Lena Ruth Helm, 77, Russell County, KY (1940-2018)

She was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was a member of a respected local family, the daughter of the late Fred & Bettie Murphy Garner. Her husband, Marvin Helm, Jamestown, KY, survives. Ruth was a member of Fairview Separate Baptist Church. Her final resting place will be in the Hadley Cemetery.
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Lena Ruth Helm, 77, of Jamestown, KY, died Wednesday, January 24, 2017 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY.

Funeral service for Lena Ruth Helm will be 12pmCT, Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Roy Helm officiating. Visitation will be 10pm-12pm, Saturday. Interment in the Hadley Cemetery.

Lena Ruth Helm, 77, Russell County, KY (1940-2018)

She was born March 29, 1940 in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Fred & Bettie Murphy Garner. She died Wednesday, January 24, 2017, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 77 years, 10 months, an 26 days.

Ruth was a member of Fairview Separate Baptist Church.

Survivors are:
  • Husband: Marvin Helm, Jamestown, KY

  • Two sisters: Ernestine Conner, Louisville, Ky; and Maxine McMaster, Houston, TX

  • One brother: Glenn "Buddy" (Peggy) Garner, Russell Springs, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Lena Ruth Helm, 77, Russell County, KY (1940-2018)

2018-01-27 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Lena Ruth Helm, 77, Russell County, KY (1940-2018)

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