|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1883|
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 1967|
'SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1967: PAGE SEVENTEEN' 'MRS. BERTHA HELMS DIES IN MARION'
Mrs. Bertha Helms, 84, of 1000 N. Garfield St., Marion, died at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at her home.
She was born Oct. 23, 1883, in Williamson County, daughter of Sell and Arabelle Daugherty Jent. Her first husband, Fred Eberhardt, died in 1912. Her second husband, Jack Helms, died in 1949.
Mrs. Helms was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.
She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Davis of Herrin; a grand-daughter, Mrs. Avon Hudson of Marion; six other grandchildren: sisters, Mrs. Oren Pate of Granite City, Mrs. Francis Felts of Garden City, Mich., and Mrs. Sarah Rea of DuQuoin; brothers Ruben of Marion, Ruel of Sesser, Rufus of West Frankfort, and Melvin of DuQuoin.
Funeral services wll be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Murman and Wilson Funeral Home, Johnston City, with the Rev. Floyd Jent officiating. Burial will be in the Hook Cemetery east of Johnston City. Friends may call after 6 p.m. at the furneral home on Thursday.
Elias Selkirk Jent (1864 - 1922)
Arabell A. Dougherty Jent (1860 - 1886)
George Frederick Eberhart (1879 - 1912)
Pearl Eberhart Castleman (1911 - 2001)*
Bertha Jent Eberhart-Helms (1883 - 1967)
Arva Liston Jent (1886 - 1956)*
Lenna Belle Jent Willmore (1898 - 1981)**
Ruben Monfred Jent (1900 - 1985)**
Rufus Jent (1905 - 1983)**
Ranson Melvin Jent (1912 - 1998)**
Esther Mancie Jent (1920 - 1921)**
Note: Bertha Eberhart-Helms is buried next to her first husband Fred Eberhart. The burial location of her second husband, T.J. Helms, is yet to be determined by this subscriber as of 1/10/2011.
Created by: David W. Jent
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63987072