OBITUARY: Elizabeth “Gran” Helm


Elizabeth Anne Helm passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family and loved ones.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Mike Shelby and Brandon Helm, is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 2, 2022 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery will follow the service. Pallbearers: Nicholas Anderson, Colby Jones, Clayton Thorne, Roger Smith, Johnie Dies, Brent Vickers, Jason Wright, and Brandon Helm. Honorary Pallbearers: Terry Lynn, Clayton Thorne Construction, Dakota Suire, Stetson Holder, and Joe Moran. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN on Tuesday 2-7 p.m. and Wednesday 9 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.

Elizabeth was born September 27, 1955 to the late Roy Dies Sr. and Charlotte Dies.

She was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church. She retired from AmeriGas after 32 years. Elizabeth fell in love and married the love of her life, Terry Helm, on October 14, 1983. They enjoyed their life in the Beasley’s Bend community.

Elizabeth is preceded in death by her father Roy Dies Sr.

Survivors include mother Charlotte Dies; husband: Terry Helm; daughters: Tammy Helm (Roger Smith) Anderson and Michelle Helm (Jason Wright) Jones; grandchildren: Bethany Anderson Whittington, Shelby (Clayton) Thorne, Nicholas (Danielle Dollens) Anderson, and Colby Jones; great-grandchildren: Bryleigh Kate Crawford, Hunter Dale York, Ensley Cole Whittington, and Lincoln Clay Thorne; brothers: Roy (Annabell) Dies Jr. and Charneal Dies Smith; and special caregiver and family member: Angela Bennett.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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