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Helen Roberts

ROCK HILL -- Helen Louise Russell Roberts, 88, of 1931 Dalene Ave., passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.

A native of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Roberts was born Aug. 14, 1919, a daughter of the late William Kirton and Ada Mae Thomasson Russell. She was a homemaker and member of Mount Holly United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, William Kirton Russell Jr., Kenneth Dowd Russell and Harold Eugene "Ikey" Russell.

Surviving are two daughters, Helen Earleta Plourde and Janeta R. Bruce, both of Rock Hill; four grandchildren, Rita Plourde, Jean Stanley, Anna Tweten and Damon Bruce; also four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Holly United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service and also at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Plourde, 3850 Winter Road, Rock Hill.

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Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is serving the family.