Oleva M Helsley, 87, of Princeton passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.

She was born Jan. 31, 1926 in Pike County to Willard and Nannie (Snyder) McClure. 

She lived in Princeton since 1979 moving there from Oakland City. 

She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Princeton and the Livewire Sunday School Class. She worked for Gibson General Hospital in the Dietary Dept and retired in 1989.

She is survived by her daughter, Kay (Tom) Church of Ruston, La.; two sons, Gary (Betty) Helsley of Princeton and Stanley (Pam) Helsley of Petersburg; two granddaughters, Tonya (Scott) Duggan of Ruston, La. and Stephanie (Brad) West of Princeton; step grandson, Scott Lee of Elkhart; three great grandchildren, Storm Ray and Noah Braden West and Kelsey Renea Duggan; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Andrew, Bertis, Haskell and Hilbert McClure; and a sister, Ruth Fritts.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev. Terryl Almond and Pastor Brad Keenan officiating. Burial will be in the New Liberty Cemetery in Coe. 

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Colvin Funeral Home.