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Auguela Gertrude Besser Helms
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Birth: May 30, 1894
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1968
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

THE CHARLOTTE NEWS, Charlotte, NC, Saturday, January 20, 1968, page 14B, obituary

Mrs. Helms - Mrs. Augusta Gertrude Besser Helms, 72, of 3945 Plaza Rd. died last night in a Spartanburg, S. C. hospital after several years of illness.

She was born May 30, 1894, in Atlanta, Ga., daughter of R. B. and Minnie Stanford Besser.

She was a member of Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church.

The funeral is to be at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Horace Hilton, pastor, offficiating. Burial is to be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, John Lee Helms; two sons, Jack H. Griswold of Eua Gallie, Fla., and John Lee Helms, Jr. of Spartanburg; two sisters, Mrs. Thelma Besser Behling of Charlotte and Mrs. Goldei Besser Browning of redwood City, Calif.; two brothers, Charles S. Besser of Charlotte and Richard G. Besser of Indian Trail; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Bismarck Besser (1871 - 1958)
  Minnie Stanford Besser (1876 - 1928)
 
 Spouses:
  Julius Darien Griswold (1890 - 1920)*
  John Lee Helms (1900 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Auguela Gertrude Besser Helms (1894 - 1968)
  Thelma Elizabeth Besser Behling (1896 - 1971)*
  Virgil Besser (1900 - ____)*
  Goldie Ann Besser Browning (1901 - 1985)*
  Charles Stanford Besser (1904 - 1981)*
  Raymond Y. Besser (1907 - 1934)*
  Mary L. Besser (1909 - 1910)*
  Richard Garth Besser (1914 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: d/o Robert Bismarck Besser & Minnie Stanford
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn West Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Cousins by the Dozens
Record added: Jul 02, 2007
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Auguela Gertrude <i>Besser</i> Helms
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Auguela Gertrude <i>Besser</i> Helms
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