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Helen Strong, Casey County, KY (1928-2015)

She was a housewife, and the widow of Ethridge N. Strong. She was a native of Liberty, KY, and a resident of the city at the time of her death. She was the matriarch of a large, respected Casey County, KY, family. She leaves 27 direct and three step descendants.
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Helen Strong, age 87 of Liberty, KY, passed away on Monday May 4, 2015 at the Casey County Hospital, Liberty, KY.

Funeral Services will be held 11amCT/12 noon ET, Friday May 8, 2015 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Rev. Johnny Maupin officiating. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation was held 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Thursday May 7, 2015 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel, 142 KY 49, Liberty, KY, and will be after 8amCT/9amET, on Friday May 8, 2015 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Helen Strong, Casey County, KY (1928-2015)

She was born in Liberty, Casey County, KY on Wednesday, April 18, 1928. She was the daughter of the late Cecil and Carrie Bell Gilpin Clements. She died Monday, May 4, 2015, in Liberty, Casey County, KY, at the age of 87 years, 16 days.

She was a housewife.

Survivors include:

  • Three sons: Tony and (June) Strong of Liberty, KY; Teddy Strong and (Joanie Evans) of Liberty, KY; and Tim Strong and Special Friend Carol Lewis of Florida

  • Four daughters: Vickie and (Jerry) Durham of Yosemite, KY; Sharon Burton of Wymore, NE; Karen and (Mike) Bodner of Danville, KY; and LuAnn and (John) Byrd of Liberty, KY

  • Twelve grandchildren: Eric Strong, Shalimar, Jerika and Alan Durham, LaShay and Harley Byrd, Tasha Hancock Warren, Lindsay and Rose Pennington, Kailyn Strong, Maranda Blackeagle and Chad Meece

  • Two step-grandchildren

  • Eight great-grandchildren: Michael Jaden and Jackson Dane Warren, Ethan Strong, Kacee Knoop, Brielle Blackeagle, Alex and Blake Meece and Hope Wise

  • One step-great-grandchild

  • One sister: Pauline Helms of Holiday, FL
Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by her spouse: Ethridge N. Strong; one sister: Ina Woods and two brothers: James and Paul Clements.

The Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY 49, Liberty, KY, in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2015-05-08 02:46:50
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