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Lavada R. Helton

March 4, 1936 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 85)


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.

Survivors include:
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

Grandchildren:  18

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.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lavada R. Helton, please visit our floral store.

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September 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home - Unadilla
1121 Borum Street
Unadilla, GA 31091

Graveside Service
September 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Walnut Cemetery
Cherry Street
Unadilla, GA 31091

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