|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1919|
|Death: ||Apr. 19, 2014|
Helen Marie Corlett, 94, of Spencer, passed peacefully from her earthly life just two days before her 95th birthday and ten days following the death of her son on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital. She was born in Bicknell, Indiana, on April 21, 1919 to the late Edward and Lula Frances (Blackburn) Winegar.
She spent her childhood in Bicknell and later moved to Millersburg, Indiana, where she lived and worked for many years. On March 16, 1949 she married Jesse J. Corlett and he preceded her in death on March 4, 2001. She was employed by Homecrest Kitchen Cabinets in Goshen, Indiana for several years, retiring in 1980. Shortly after she retired, she and Jesse moved to Owen County in 1982. Helen was of the Pentecostal faith and she certainly loved her Lord. She also took great pleasure in doing crafts, her animals and most importantly, she adored her family.
She leaves behind a host of family and friends who mourn her loss and remember her with affection including her two daughters, Sue Kindred of Spencer and Doris Goss of Paragon; son, Jimmy Corlett of Indianapolis; sister, Wilma "Billie" Blakley of Kentucky; 15 grandchildren; 40+ great grandchildren and 55+ great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sons, William M., Herbert L. and Charles Ray Minton; three brothers, Marvin Winegar, Edward Fredrick and Leonard Fredrick; two sisters, Beulah Nelson and Betty Erwin and two grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, April 22nd from 5-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 23rd from 10-11:00 a.m. at Neal & Summers Funeral and Cremation Center in Martinsville. Rev. Ben Lopossa will conduct a service celebrating her life beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and burial will follow in Shultz Cemetery in Martinsville.
Neal & Summers Funeral Home - April 21, 2014
Lula Frances Blackburn Winegar (1891 - 1961)
Jesse J. Corlett (1921 - 2001)
Charles Ray Minton (1940 - 1971)*
William M Minton (1942 - 2014)*
Created by: Slimbeaux
Record added: Apr 22, 2014
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