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Helen Faye Bertling Rhodes
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1919
Caddo County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 2013
Osage County
Oklahoma, USA

Helen F. Rhodes

Helen Faye Rhodes, 93, of Shidler, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Fairfax Manor.

Helen was born on July 25, 1919 in Gracemont, OK to Henry E. and Lora (Beaty) Bertling. She was the 5th Daughter born.

She grew up in Gray Horse and in 1938 graduated from Fairfax High School. On February 28, 1939, she was married to Gilbert Rhodes in Tecumseh, OK. Helen was employed by Hammer's Grocery in the LEP community.

She was a homemaker and wonderful mother who enjoyed ceramics, sewing, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Helen was an active member of the First Christian Church where she taught Vacation Bible School, attended Bible Studies and was involved with Cookson Hills Church Camp.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters; RaMona Collins and Jeannie Neeley, four sisters; Clara Anderson, Juanita Duke, Edna Moch and Ethel Webb.

Helen is survived by a daughter-Viris (VI) Harmon of Ponca City, Grandchildren; Donna Mason and her husband Larry and their family of Corinth, TX. Kay Majors and Daughter of Leander, TX, Joe Harmon and his wife Joy and family of Ponca City, Kristi Logan and husband Tony and family of Wichita, KS, Terry Harmon of Ponca City and Ayelet Elnecave and husband Danny of Jerusalem, Israel and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the First Christian Church of Shidler, OK with Rev. Doug Scott and Pastor George Weston officiating. Burial will follow in the Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery of Ponca City. Casket Bearers will be; Richard Hammer, Rick Hammer, J.J. Gullic, Joe Harmon, Larry Mason and Donald Collins. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Dr. James Graham and George Weston.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, P.O. Box 46, Shidler, OK 74652 or to ONHL Hospice, 701 N. Bristow, Drumright, OK 74030

Family links: 
  Henry Edward Bertling (1875 - 1968)
  Lora Dean Beaty Bertling (1879 - 1963)
  Gilbert N. Rhodes (1917 - 2003)
  Clara Dell Bertling Anderson (1900 - 1983)*
  Gladys Bertling (1903 - 1907)*
  Juanita Bertling Duke (1907 - 2000)*
  Edna Bertling Mock (1913 - 2005)*
  Ethel Viris Bertling Webb (1916 - 2010)*
  Helen Faye Bertling Rhodes (1919 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
Resthaven Memorial Park
Ponca City
Kay County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Arleen Hopkins
Originally Created by: Abby Normal
Record added: Jul 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114552675
Helen Faye <i>Bertling</i> Rhodes
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- Arleen Hopkins
 Added: Jul. 31, 2013

- Abby Normal
 Added: Jul. 31, 2013

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