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Vernon Helton

April 6, 2015

Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home 1106 Hwy. 33 South New Tazewell, TN 37825 (423) 626 - 2191 Fax (423) 626 - 8440 Mr. Vernon Helton age 67 was born in Wallins Creek of Harlan County KY and passed away April 6, 2015 at the Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. He resided in the Upper Caney Valley Community. He was a veteran of the US Army and served as a Medic in the Korean and Vietnam conflict. Vernon was a member of The American Legion Post #21 in Rogersville, TN. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He retired from Toyota in Georgetown, KY as a machinist. After his retirement, he continued to work as a machinist and gunsmith in his own business. He was preceded in death by: Parents: Delno and Thelma Helton Brothers: John and Lonnie Helton Sister: Rose Helton He is survived by his: Loving Wife of 41 years: Linda Helton Sons: Ivan Helton Ben Helton and wife Kim Daughters: Margaret Ann Livesay and husband Kyle Rebecca Wilson Sarah Moon Laura Thomas and husband Andy Brothers: Carl Helton and wife Kathy George Helton and wife Judy 16 Grandchildren: Anthony, Destinee, Ceanna, Dawn, Kirby, Amanda, Ruby, Clara, Landon, Katelyn, Emma, Austin, Jacob, Bell, Tyler and Alyssa Several nieces, nephews and a host of many other loving relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 11AM till 1PM with funeral services to follow at 1PM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2063 Hwy 63 Arthur, TN 37724 with Bishop Nathan Hinkle officiating. Burial will follow in the Cook Cemetery with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Cumberalnd Gap Ward Missionary Fund 510 Berry Hollow Rd. Speedwell, TN 37870 Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the family www.claibornefuneralhome.com
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