HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Helmly, 81, entered into rest Friday, October 11, 2002, at Medical College of Georgia. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2002, at Hephzibah Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron McMillian officiating. Interment will follow at Hephzibah-Vance City Cemetery. Mrs. Helmly will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Pallbearers will be James Helmly Jr., Scott Helmly, J.P. Goodin, John Walker Goodin, Larry Steverson, Louis Utley Jr. Mrs. Helmly is survived by three sons, W.R. Helmly Jr., Jack Helmly and James H. Helmly Sr.; one sister, Lottie McGee. Additional survivors are seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Helmly was born in Hephzibah and was a member of the Hephzibah Baptist Church. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 246 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907. Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel, 3465 Peach Orchard Road.
The Augusta Chronicle October 14, 2002