Helen B. Bartlett

Helen B. Bartlett

Helen Boone Bartlett, 88, of Possum Trot Road, Bakersville, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Smokey Ridge Health & Rehab in Burnsville.

Born Nov. 8, 1929, in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Fred T. and Lela Sparks Boone. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Bartlett, who passed away in 2015. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Harold Boone; and a sister, Faye Thompson.

She was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in her flower garden, camping and traveling.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Gail Buchanan, and husband, Keith, of Independence, Kentucky; her son, Jerry Bartlett, and wife, Sherry, of Bakersville; her sisters, Mary Lou Willis, of Bakersville, Betty Jo Gordon, of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Mae Jarrett, and husband, Frank Ray, of Jacksonville, Florida; her brother, Henry Boone, and wife, Joyce, of Spruce Pine; her grandchildren, Adam Buchanan, and fiancée, Chrissy, of Spring, Texas, and Michael Bartlett, and wife, Kelly, of Lake Wylie, South Carolina, and Cheyanne Rathbone, and husband, Hunter, of Weaverville; and her great-granddaughter, Harper Bartlett.

A funeral service honoring the life of Helen Bartlett was 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Bruce Cannon and Larry Greene officiating. The family received friends from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the church. Interment followed in the Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Smokey Ridge Health & Rehabilitation, Hospice & Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, Pat Grindstaff and Carol Autrey for their support and care.  

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospice of the Blue Ridge or Alzheimer’s Association. 

Words of comfort may be emailed to the family by going to www.webbfh.com, selecting Helen Bartlett’s name and signing her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is assisting the Bartlett family. Mrs. Bartlett’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook.

Mitchell News-Journal • Sept. 26, 2018

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