Meridian Star

April 3, 2013

Helen Baskin Kelly


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Services for Helen B. Kelly will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m., at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob Followell officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Lawn Memorial Garden Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home of Meridian in charge of the arrangements.

    Mrs. Kelly, 79, of Lauderdale, went to her eternal home on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at her home. Helen was born to Naddie and Magnolia Baskin in Meridian on March 16, 1924, and spent most of her life here working as a beautician before retiring.

    Survivors include two daughters: Jeanette Kidwell of Meridian, and Pat Evans and her husband Tommy of Valdosta, Ga.; one son, Roy Cook of Las Vegas, Nev.; six grandchildren: Jack Cantrell, Patty Pike, Debra Skinner, Renea Singletary, James Weaver, and Roy Davis; and, numerous great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Kelly; and a daughter, Wanda Weaver.

    Visitation will be Thursday, one hour prior to services at the funeral home.