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Dorothy Helms of Roxton, Texas

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Dorothy Mae Helms 92, of Roxton, died at 3:55 AM, Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Birchwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Cooper, Texas. A graveside service is set for 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Restland Cemetery in Roxton with Rev. Chuey Potter officiating. Friends and family will gather prior to the service at the cemetery on Tuesday. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy was born September 10, 1927 in Honey Grove to George and Nora Hudgens McDowell. She graduated from Roxton High School and married Lloyd Helms on February 22, 1948 in Paris. He died March 14, 1980. Mrs. Helms was retired from Campbell Soup and was a member of First Baptist Church in Roxton.

Survivors include her four children, Nancy Bramlett and husband, Larry, Robert Helms, Elaine Niblett and husband, Hal, and Paul Helms and wife, Kecia; six grandchildren, Angie Love and husband, Chris, Misty Essary and husband, Randy, David Niblett and wife, Amanda, Zach Philpot and wife, Brittany, Madison Stout and husband, Rob, and Jaycie Cazzell; and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one granddaughter, Hannah Weiberg; and five brothers, Bill, Scott, Forrest, Aubrey, and Glenn McDowell.

If desired, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue FI 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

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