Virginia Alice Helms, age 86, of Valley Grande, AL, passed away October 8, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Helms, Sr.; daughter, Bobbie Hobbie; sons-in-law, Curtis Hobbie and Kenneth Osburn; grandson, Robert Charles Pierce; great-granddaughter, Leslie Stokes and sisters, Pat Grear and Gail Bell.
Surviving are her children, Sue (Terry) Rogers, Charleen (Buddy Hughes) Osburn, Merri Helms, Vicki (Tommy) Beach and Charles (Tammy) Helms, Jr.; sister, Jeanette (Don) Zimmerman; thirteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; nineteen great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Selma Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Chandler officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Praise Park Ministries Nazarene Church. Interment will be in Pineview Memory Gardens with Selma Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Robert Osburn, Jr., Blake Walton, Tommy Beach, Jr., J. R. Chandler, Blaine Hobbie, Hunter Helms and Richard Farnham, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Hamersly, Jack Galloway, David Pierce, great-grandsons and great-great-grandsons.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to Praise Park Nazarene Church, 1 Big Pine Drive, Valley Grande, AL 36701.
The family would like to offer special thanks to Patricia Striplin, Shane Hamersly and Southern Care Hospice for the care shown to their mother.