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Alfred

Lee

Helton

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October 28, 2016

Alfred Lee Helton, 82, of 121 S. Alleghany Ave., died, Friday October 28, 2016, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born July 17, 1934, in Alleghany County, a son of the late Robert D. and Mary Pollard Helton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Wife, Glendell Wallace Helton, in 2014; two brothers, Joseph Helton and Milton Helton and a sister, Fannie Wright. Mr. Helton Served with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was an employee of the former Hercules, Inc. and retired from AET in the Shipping Department after over 40 years with the companies. He was a member of Pine Street Baptist Church where has served as usher, member of the church choir, Trustee of the Church, Member of the Men's Fellowship Class and was recently honored as an Emeritus Member of the Church. Surviving are his son, Alfred L. Helton, Jr. of Covington; his daughter, Denise Helton of Covington; one granddaughter, Danielle Helton of Covington; one grandson, Christian Helton of Covington; two brothers, Harry Helton and his Wife, Joyce, of Covington and Fred Helton of Georgia and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 2, 2016. at 1:00 PM in the Pine Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Harper officiating. The interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery with graveside rites being conducted by the Curtis A. Smith Post 1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Active pallbearers will be Augustine Penn, Jr., Maurice Wooding, Milton Helton, Jr., James Smith, Larry Helton, Greg Rice, Kenneth Johnson and William Young. Honorary Pallbearers will be Daniel Tyson, Sr., Clarence Twitty, Jr. and Joint Boards of Pine Street Baptist Church. Flowerbearers will be Cherry Street Neighbors and friends. The family will receive their friends for one prior to service time on Wednesday at the church. Visitation Information Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Pine Street Baptist Church one hour prior to service time. Service Information Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Time: 10/31/16 01:00 pm Pine Street Baptist Church Cemetery Information Cedar Hill Cemetery
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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