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Helen Opal Wilmes Nethery
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1921
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1997
American Falls
Power County
Idaho, USA

Helen Opal Wilmes Nethery
PORTALES, N.M. - Helen Opal Nethery, 76, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, in American Falls, Idaho. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Helen Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Martinez officiating. Burial will be in Portales Cemetery by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales Inc. Mrs. Nethery was born in Elida and raised on a cattle ranch in New Mexico. She graduated from Elida High School in 1938. She married Jennings Nethery in 1947. She moved with her family to Colorado and Utah and finally settled in American Falls in 1962. While living in American Falls, she was a deputy sheriff at Power County Sheriff's office, where she was a dispatcher and issued driver's licenses. She retired in 1984. Mr. Nethery died in 1985, and Mrs. Nethery returned to New Mexico. She was a Catholic. Survivors include two sisters, Lillian Gore of Portales and Marjorie Simich of Napa, Calif.; her children, Ted Nethery of Seattle, Marie Smith of Pocatello, Idaho, Gary Nethery of American Falls, Bill Nethery of York, S.C., and Belinda Nethery of Manassas, Va.; and six grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  Theodore Wilmes (1885 - 1981)
  Edith Wilmes (1890 - 1979)
  Jennings Young Nethery (1914 - 1985)
  Lillian Marie Wilmes Gore (1915 - 2004)*
  Marjorie Elizabeth Wilmes Simich (1918 - 2013)*
  Helen Opal Wilmes Nethery (1921 - 1997)
  Harold L Wilmes (1925 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship

Married Jan. 6, 1947
Portales Cemetery
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Sec. J
Maintained by: Loyal (Tex) Nethery
Originally Created by: tricia potter
Record added: May 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110284220
Helen Opal <i>Wilmes</i> Nethery
Added by: tricia potter
Helen Opal <i>Wilmes</i> Nethery
Added by: tricia potter
Helen Opal <i>Wilmes</i> Nethery
Added by: tricia potter
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