Hope Elizabeth <I>Gray</I> Helfers

Hope Elizabeth Gray Helfers

Death 14 Oct 2014 (aged 96)
Mound City, Holt County, Missouri, USA
Burial Craig, Holt County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 137255823 · View Source
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Hope Elizabeth Helfers, 96, Mound City, Missouri, Formerly of Craig, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Tiffany Heights Nursing Home.

She was born July 29, 1918 to Edgar and Maude (Davis) Gray.

She married Welton Helfers, February 25, 1940.

Hope graduated from Craig high School Class of 1935. She was a longtime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and later at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. While at St. Peter she was the past president of the Ladies Aid and Dorcas Circle. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed gardening and quilting.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son-in-law, Stephen Howard; six brothers, Ralph, Harold, Dean, Carl, Donald and Emory; three sisters, Edna, Marian and Doris.

Survivors: children, Barbara Wickham (Terry), St. Joseph, Missouri, Larry Helfers (Lynne), Craig, Missouri, Patty Howard, St. Joseph, Missouri and Rod Helfers (Leigh), Mound City; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services: 1:00 P.M. Friday, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Mound City, Missouri. Interment I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Craig, Missouri. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Pettijohn & Crawford Funeral Home, Mound City, Missouri. For those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

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  • Created by: Member # 47526185 †
  • Added: 14 Oct 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 137255823
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hope Elizabeth Gray Helfers (29 Jul 1918–14 Oct 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 137255823, citing IOOF Cemetery, Craig, Holt County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Member # 47526185 † (contributor 47526185) .