Obituary for Lesa Helton

Written by on July 22, 2019

A celebration of Life service for Lesa Helton will be held at a later date.

She died at 9:01 am on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at her residence. She was born on June 15, 1966 in Napoleon to the late Burl Helton Sr. and Betty Lou (Legge) Helton of Kenton.

Surviving are daughter, Samantha (Rob) Ratcliff of Dayton; son, Jeffrey Parkins of McGuffey; and grandchildren, Gabriella and Liam Ratcliff. She is also survived by sisters, June Helton of Kenton, Alena Helton of Kenton, and Heather (Charles) Roberts of Lima; brothers, Kurt Helton of Ridgeway, Burl (Nyoka) Helton of Belle Center, and James Helton of Kenton; and a special friend, Richard Holcomb of Ridgeway.

Her dogs, Smokey and Princess and her cats, Tigger and Fluffy also survive her.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Rob Helton; and 2 nephews, Andrew and Jeremiah Helton.

Lesa worked at Truman Farms and enjoyed yard sales and spending time with her children.

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