Helen Wheaton Smith, 87, of
rural Evansville, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at her home.
Helen was born and raised in Elberfeld and graduated from ElberfeldHigh
Mrs. Smith helped her husband on their farm and was retired from Whirlpool. She
was an active member of Nobles Chapel church where she held various offices and
was organist for many years. Helen enjoyed gatherings with family and friends,
attending the many church suppers in the area and helping others. Helen enjoyed
basketball games and was a long time supporter of EvansvilleCollege /University of Evansville teams along with watching IndianaUniversity. Helen liked traveling by car, watching the wildlife
and enjoying the scenery. She also enjoyed spending time at the river camp on
the Wabash. Helen also participated in the Philharmonic Chorus
on various occasions. She also found time for her hobbies of sewing and
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Bill, in 1975.
Surviving are nephews, Marvin
(Lucy) Schultz of Elberfeld, Steve (Jane) Wheaton of
Evansville, and Charles (Cathy) Gwaltney of
Indianapolis; nieces Shirley Ann Rexing of Haubstadt
and Darlene (Jeff) Chapman of Elberfeld;
sister-in-law, Ruby McClure of Elberfeld; several
cousins , great nephews and great nieces.
Services will be at , Wednesday, March 6, at NoblesChapelChurch in Elberfeld with burial at
Friends may call from to ,
March 5, 2013 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, 2nd. &
Elm Streets, Elberfeld, Indiana and at
at the church prior to the services.