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Kalen Helton

May 26, 1941 — February 14, 2017

Kalen Jeannette Helton, 75, of Hinton reunited with loved ones in Heaven Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital following a long illness.
Born May 26, 1941 at Sandstone she was a daughter of the late John B. and Mamie Bragg Wingfield.
Kalen was a former employee of Bowling's Dairy Bar, Reed's Market, Riverside Floral and Summers County Council on Aging in Hinton. She enjoyed flowers, baking and spending time with her family and friends.
Kalen was preceded in death by her husband Howard R. Helton Sr.; one son, Michael Scott Helton and four brothers, Bob, Jim, Junior and Buster Wingfield.
Those left to cherish her memory include her three children, Debbie Gwinn and husband Danny of Nimitz; Willie Helton and wife Angie of Rock Hill, S.C. and Howard # 2 Helton and wife Lisa of Roanoke, VA; seven grandchildren, Samantha Gwinn, Sara Lucas and husband Chucky, Robert Helton and wife Amanda, Jordan Helton, Sam Helton, Mikey Helton Jr. and Jon Helton; eight great grandchildren, Justin and Jonah Zimmerman, Charles and Chase Lucas, Michael and Jace Gwinn, Ryder and Finley Helton; three sisters, Edith Huffman of Mt. Nebo, Barbara "Cookie" Holt of Sandstone and Sarah Ruth Fox of Beckley and two sisters in law, Patsy Wingfield of Hinton and Margie Wingfield of Tidewater, VA.
Funeral services will be 12:00 P.M. Friday, February 17, 2017 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow in the Cales Cemetery at Sandstone. Friends may call from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral parlors.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at


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Hinton, WV, 25951
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