WARREN - Jane Helmick, 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at St. Joseph Health Center.
She was born Jan. 2, 1923, in Kedron, W.Va., the daughter of Albert and Elsie Nethken.
Jane was a member of Bazetta Christian Church. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, going to yard sales and especially spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She will be dearly missed by her loving husband of 68 years, Dickson; a daughter, Jacqueline (Kenneth) Perman of Berea, Ky.; two sons; Joseph (Beverly) Helmick of Cortland and James (Linda) Helmick of Bristol; eight grandchildren, James (Donna) Helmick Jr., Cory Helmick, Jonathan Helmick, Kimberly (Matthew) Falter, Karen (Steve) Smith, Kevin (Amie) Helmick, Robert Perman and Kelly (Scott) Madden; 12 great-grandchildren, Rebecca and Rachelle Calvin, Allison Smith, Preston Helmick, Michael, Tyler, Brian and William Madden, Colin and Cadence Perman, and Robert and Miranda Helmick; and two sisters, Rosie Bland and Edith Ossman.
Jane was preceded in death by four brothers, Ralph, Harrison, Weese and Frank Nethken; four sisters, Ruby Combs, Dove Calain, Jessie Logue and Florence Brady; twin granddaughters, Dawn Marie and Jamie Lynn Perman and her parents.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Roberts Clark Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Bazetta Christian Church. Pastor Paul Leone will officiate.
Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel. To view the obituary online and send condolences, visit the website robertsclarkchapel.com