QUINNA MAE HELTON, 92, of Mattoon, IL passed away at 12:45 A.M. on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Mattoon Health Care Center.
A graveside funeral will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Mound Cemetery in Charleston, IL. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Quinna was born on November 9, 1921 in Charleston, IL. She was a daughter of Ora Clifford and Leota Lucile (Childress) McNamer. She married Donald Helton on December 18, 1938 in St. Louis, MO. He passed away in 1974.
Quinna is survived by three sons, Larry Helton and his wife Judy of Wilmer, AL, Gail Helton and his wife Ruth Ann of Mattoon, IL and Rick Helton of Mattoon, IL. Quinna also has eight grandchildren, Robin Ogle of Effingham, IL, Stephen Helton of Mattoon, IL, Jason and Kayden Helton both of Semmes, AL, Melody Kruithof of Stillwater, OK, Michelle Wilson of Mattoon, IL, Chris Helton of Mattoon, IL and Melisa Helton of Sacramento, CA, she has three step-grandsons, Jim John and Jeff Upton all of Mattoon, IL and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two sisters, Jeanie Brick and Mary Lou Cutright.