HELEN EDITH CHRISTY
Helen Edith Christy, 91 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, Missouri.
Helen was born December 11, 1930, in Pollock, Missouri to Pearl and Edith Campbell.
On September 11, 1949, she married William Cleveland “W.C.” Christy; he preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded by a sister, Ruth Meeks; a brother, Kenneth Campbell; a sister-in-law, Jolene Campbell; and brother-in-law, Phillip Meeks.
Helen is survived by two children, Kathy Norton and husband Bob of Fort Madison, Iowa, and John Christy and wife Jolene of Brookfield, Missouri; two grandchildren, Kyle Norton and wife Desarae and Jennifer Burke and husband Adam; three great grandchildren, Aurora Norton, Caleb Norton, and Teagan Burke.
She grew up in Pollock, graduating from Milan High School. She was a farm wife and homemaker to her husband, Cleveland in Milan. Helen was a hard worker, she helped milk cows, rake hay, and tend to a huge garden for many years. She was known for her wonderful homemade ketchup.
Funeral services for Helen were held Monday, June 13, 2022, at Schoene-Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan with Pastor Russell Abbott officiating.
Burial followed at the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Southeast of Milan.
Pallbearers were: Gary Christy, Larry Christy, Rocky Magney, Dustin Magney, Dale Morris, and Dennis McNear.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mt. Zion Cemetery.