Ruby M. Helms

ruby helms

Ruby M. Helms, 69, of Taylorville formerly of Morrisonville passed away Thursday, June 9, 2005 at 10:55 PM at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. 

She was born on September 8, 1935 in Palmer, Illinois the daughter of Harold Edgar and Ruth Eileen (Oller) Skinner. She married William Helms on July 21, 1955 in Waverly, Illinois; he preceded her in death in 1990. Also preceding her in death were a son, James Arthur Helms; Step daughter, Linda Bailey; Brothers, Earl, Sherman and Clifford Skinner; Sisters, Betty and Brenda Skinner and Esther Woodkirk. 

Mrs. Helms was a homemaker and a member of Morrisonville First Baptist Church. 

Survivors: Son, Paul (wife, Roberta) Wilson of Pontiac, IL; Step Sons, Bernard Helms of Macomb, IL and William Yoder of Ohio; Daughters, Rosetta Blake and Roberta (husband, Phil) French both of Taylorville, IL; Step Daughters, Verna Mae Rogers of Minerva, Ohio, Alice Herndon of Tennessee and Matilda Samson of Taylorville, IL; Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; Brothers, William Skinner of Morrisonville, IL, Larry Skinner of Texas, James (wife, Marilyn) Skinner of Morrisonville, IL and Don Skinner of Morrisonville, IL; Sisters, Alberta Delahunt and Shelia Skinner both of Taylorville, IL, Mary (husband, Claude Sr.) Grandfield of Blue Mound, IL, Sue Hendricks of Morrisonville, IL and Clarissa (husband, William) Hirtman of Niantic, IL. 

Friends may call from 9:00-11:00 AM Monday, June 13, 2005 at Moffitt-Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 13 at 11 :00 AM at Moffitt-Perfetti Funeral Home. Burial will be in Harpers Ferry Cemetery, Palmer, IL. 

In memory of Ruby Helms memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Moffitt-Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements. 

* SJR: Obituary/Picture/No Mort
* Breeze-Courier, Journal News, Morrisonville Times: Obituary & Picture

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