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 Myrtle May <I>Crenshaw</I> Helms

Myrtle May Crenshaw Helms

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Mar 2002 (aged 101)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section 15
Memorial ID 100117544 · View Source
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--Daughter of Thomas Kell Crenshaw & wife Almira Clementine House.
--Myrtle married Walter S. Helms in 1918. They had 4 children: Walter Royce, Jessica Elizabeth, Charles Herbert, and Thomas Jerold Helms. She was a grandmother of 5, great-grandmother of 10, and had one great-great-grandchild.
--Evidently Myrtle and her husband divorced after 1940, as he remarried.
--member of St. John's United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Bible Class and a circle. She had sung in the choir for many years.
--Myrtle enjoyed gardening. At one time, she grew over 50 types of roses. She also enjoyed growing azaleas and camellias.
--She lived to age 101.

(Sources: NC Death Index, Mecklenburg County Birth and Marriage Records, obituary in Charlotte Observer)

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  • Created by: Susan I. Grills
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100117544
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Myrtle May Crenshaw Helms (4 Jan 1901–9 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100117544, citing Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Susan I. Grills (contributor 47149766) .