Betty Lou Helms, 86, of Vale, passed away, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at
Lincolnton Rehabilitation Center in Lincolnton.
Born in Cleveland County on August 27, 1931, she was a daughter of the late
Horace B. Davis and Swannie Hull Davis. Betty was retired from Shadowline
and was a member of David's Chapel United Methodist and the United Methodist
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Edward
Lee Helms; son, Michael Helms; sister, Marie Short; and son-in-law, Eddie
She is survived by a son, Randy Helms of Vale; daughter, Sherry Murphy of
Vale; two granddaughters, Wendy Helms and Heather Murphy Sain; great
grandchildren, Allie Sain, Jonathan Sain, and Katie Helms; and special
friend, Hugh Randall.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home, Fallston.
The funeral service will be held on Monday at 3:00 PM in the Stamey-Tysinger
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Cathy Turman officiating.
Burial will follow the service in the Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston.
Memorials may be made to David's Chapel United Methodist Church, 183 Howard
Lingerfelt Rd., Vale, NC 28168 or to the American Heart Association,
Memorial Processing Center, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation
Center, Inc., Fallston.