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Glen Helm, 85, Liberty, KY (1934-2019)

Glen Helm, of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Liberty Care Center. He was 85 years of age.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1pmET on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville St, Liberty, KY, with Brother Ed Parton officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5pmET until 8pmET on Friday, November 29, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Born August 15, 1934, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Jim and Bertha Fair Helm. Glen was a self-employed truck driver, mechanic, and an US Army Veteran. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church, but loved visiting other churches and going to gospel singings. Glen, along with his wife, Iva Dean, hosted many singings at White House Gospel near their home.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Iva Dean Pennington Helm of Liberty, whom he wed in 1953; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Glen was preceded in death by four brothers, Ralph Helm, Howard Helm, James Helm, and Maurice Helm; and five sisters, Hazel Henson, Margaret Morgan, Shirley Bland, Betty Jo Wilkerson, and Helen Fair.

Glen's funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, with an online guestbook and video tribute available at

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Glen Helm, 85, Liberty, KY (1934-2019)

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