Evelyn Ashe Helms, 97, formerly of Groveton, NH passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013 surrounded by her family at the home of her daughter in Elizabeth City, NC. She was the daughter of the late William H. and Celia Isabel Burbank Ashe and was the wife of the late Frederick S. Helms. Mrs. Helms retired from Diamond International Corporation in Groveton, NH as an executive secretary and was a volunteer at Weeks Memorial Hospital in Lancaster, NH for thirty years.
She is survived by a daughter, Jeanie Helms Kuhl and husband Bert of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Stephen Helms and wife Arline of Norton Shores, MI; and three grandchildren, Katharine Kuhl, Frederick Helms, and Elizabeth Helms Briggson and husband Matthew. In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Helms was preceded in death by a brother, Harry Ashe; and a sister, Helen Hayes.
A memorial service will take place Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Church of the Redeemer, Camden, NC. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Albemarle Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 189, Elizabeth City, NC 27907; or to Northwoods Home Health and Hospice, 173 Middle Street, Lancaster, NH 03584. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences