Velma Doris Kitts Helton-age 99 of Maynardville, born June 7, 1920 passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. Velma was consecrated a Jehovah’s Witness in 1948 and a formal member of The Kingdom Hall. Preceded in death by parents, three brothers, two sisters and husband, Esco Gilbert Helton; daughter-in-law, Juanita Sharp Helton and nephew, Terry L. Kitts.
Survivors: sons, Larry W. Helton, beloved family friend, Patricia K. Johnson; Jerry K. Helton (Brenda Bull Helton); grandchildren, Lisa, Lance (Stephanie) and Dustin Helton; great-grandson, Landon Helton. Niece, Wanda Graves Hankes of Roswell, Georgia. Numerous loved friends not mentioned and certainly always remembered.
Private graveside service will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery, Maynardville on Saturday, November 2, 2019. A memorial service will be held 4 P.M. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 3958 East Emory Road, Knoxville, Tennessee with Brother Therrel Griffin speaking. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Kingdom Hall, 3958 East Emory Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37938. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.