Lavada R. Helton, age 85. of 1453 Arena Road, Unadilla, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Perry Hospital.
Born in Dalton, she was the daughter of the late Boyd B. Rogers and Edith Marie Locke Rogers. She worked at Bryant's Greenhouses for 30 years before retiring. She enjoyed quilting, crossword puzzle books, growing flowers and listening to gospel music.
Mrs. Helton was known as "Granny" to many because she mentored so many young people working on the farm.
Connie Bryant of Chatsworth
Janice Farmer of Henderson
Renea Lamberth (Tony) of Henderson
Penny Burke of Unadilla
Lisa Morales of Unadilla
Tammy Maldonado (Tony) of Mt. Vernon
Betty Askew (Charlie) of Perry
Son: Wesley Burke (Tammy) of Cordele
Josie Fausette of Resaca
Shirley Fouts of Chatsworth
Quinton Rogers (Linda) of Dalton
Raymond Rogers of Dalton
Doug Rogers of Dalton
Alford Rogers (Louise) of Lilly
Great Grandchildren: 55
A host of other family members also survive.
Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, September 9 in Walnut Cemetery.
The family will greet friends 6 - 8 pm Wednesday, September 8 at the funeral home.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.
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