From our April 19, 2001, edition.
services for Bertie Lee Helton, age 94, were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday,
April 16, 2001, in the Groom First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom
Moore and Rev. Jerry Moore, officiating. Burial was held in Groom Cemetery
under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. of Clarendon.
Helton died Friday, April 13, 2001, in Amarillo. She was born February 25,
1907, in Donley County and was a Goodnight resident before moving to Groom
58 years ago. She married Nathaniel Benton Helton on April 24, 1938, at
Clarendon. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1996. They owned and
operated N.B. Drive-In in Groom for several years before retiring. She was
a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Groom.
include one daughter, Nancy Stoope of White Deer; one son, Micah Stewart
Helton of Skellytown; two grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
bearers were Dwayne Hudson, Gayle Stewart, Gary Stewart, Leon Schaffer,
Cliff Fraser, and Jack Stephens.
family suggests that memorials be to Groom First United Methodist Church.
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