Services for Carl Edward Helton are Saturday
Funeral services for Carl Edward Helton 91, of Thomasville, GA, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 15, 2009, at Cairo Church of God with Rev. DeWayne Atkinson officiating. Interment will be in Cairo Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2009, at Clark Funeral Home. Mr. Helton passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital on Thursday, August 13, 2009.
Mr. Helton was born on June 16, 1918, in Cairo, GA, to the late George Henry and Ora Bryant Helton. On April 15, 1944, he married Mary Cassie Turnage who preceded him in death on April 21, 2002. He was retired from Nabisco, served in the United States Army and was a member of Cairo Church of God.
Survivors include: sister, Mavis Poole of Thomasville, GA, Donnis Helton of Thomasville, GA; nephew Gary Poole and wife Tammy Poole of Anderson, SC; great nephew, Christopher Poole of Valdosta, GA; great niece, McKinsey Poole of Anderson, SC.
Mr. Helton was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helton and his parents, George and Ora Helton.
Memorials can be made to: Cairo Church of God, Building Fund, 7 Livestock Pavillion Rd, Cairo, GA 39828.