Helen Maxine Lankford, 84, of Princeton and formerly of Mt. Carmel, IL, passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton.

She was born February 25, 1930 in Mt. Carmel, IL to Ed and Elva (Liddle) Frick.

She was a member of the Barneys Prairie Christian Church in Mt. Carmel, IL. 

She is survived by her children, Sherry (Dan) Engler of Princeton and Jeff Lankford (Missy Selby) of Princeton; 2 grandchildren, Ashley and Jared (Jill) Engler; 2 great grandchildren, Kaleb and Kendal Engler; and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Lankford on August 2, 2014; 2 sisters, Evelyn Schrader and Allie Wood; and a brother, Raymond Frick. 

Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Friday, December 26, 2014 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will be in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Mt. Carmel, IL.

Visitation will be from 12 noon until service time on Friday at the funeral home.