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Reba Fay Hignight Helms, 90-year-old Celeste resident, passed away June 7, 2017, at Greenville Health and Rehab, Greenville. Her funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the First Assembly of God in Leonard. Pastor Linda Aaron will officiate. Burial will be in the Fannin Memorial Gardens near Bonham.
Family viewing and visitation will be Sunday, June 11, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral chapel at Leonard.
Reba was born March 29, 1927, at Chicota, Texas. Her parents were Alex W. and Dollie Hignight. She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God. She married Elmer Jefferson Helms July 3, 1944, at Bonham.
She is survived by her son, Jimmy Robert Helms of Leonard, as well 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by four children: Elmer Lee Helms, Martha Helms, Donald Helms and Margaret Cloud; her two sisters and one brother.
An online registry may be signed at www.tjmfuneral.com.
Published on June 8, 2017
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