Helen’s spirit—her essence—was caring, concern, and compassion for others before self. She devoted her life to her husband, family, friends, church, and quietly living her faith in God. Everyone who knew her felt, “The world needs more of Helen,” as a friend recently said.
She was active for over sixty
years in First Presbyterian Church—as deacon, elder, session member, and
teacher as well as member and officer of the Presbyterian Women’s Association.
She also was active in many community groups—The Tourists, Sorosis,
Tri Kappa, and P.E.O.
Helen was born
She married C. Nelson Havill on
She also was preceded in
death by her four brothers Tom, Bill, John, and Paul and her sister Erma.
Helen is survived by her loving children, Karen Elizabeth Havill Bingham of Murfreesboro TN, Thomas Nelson Havill of Indianapolis IN, and Debra Lynn Havill of Markleville IN; many loving nieces and nephews; three sisters-in-law, Smelia (John) Kairns, Betty (Bud) Havill and Pat (Paul) Kairns; and by her beloved church family.
Funeral Services will be held
at on Friday, March 8 at
First Presbyterian Church in Princeton IN with the Dr. Gene Gladney
and Rev. Julie Post officiating. Burial will be at the
Friends may visit from on Thursday, March 7 at the Colvin Funeral Home in