Helen Ruth Threlkeld, 88

Helen Ruth Threlkeld was born on November 16, 1925, to John Blain and Frances See Flege, served as mascot for the Pikeville basketball team at the age of four and was active in all school activities, graduated from Mason High School, Grant County in 1943 and taught school at Mt. Zion for a short time, was actively involved as a secretary for her husband Bill Threlkeld in his law practice for many years, served on the Williamstown City Counsel where she persuaded the mayor and the members of the City Counsel to dedicate the former Williamstown Elementary School as a permanent site for the Grant County Branch of the Northern Kentucky University. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Kentucky Colonel and was an active member of the Williamstown Christian Church for many years. Helen Ruth loved God, her family and her fellow servants of God.

Surviving are husband, William F. Threlkeld; sons, Dr. William (Clarice) Ford Threlkeld, John (Kimberly) Brent Threlkeld and Charles  (Pamela) David Threlkeld;  brothers, Dr. John (Alison) B. Flege Jr., Charles (Betty Sue) Flege and Robert  (Beverly) David Flege; sisters, Mary Frances Sehlhorst and Joyce (Bruce) Blake; and seven grandchildren.

Memorial Services were held Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Williamstown Christian Church under the direction of Stanley Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice Care of St. Elizabeth, who lovingly cared for her in her home for so many months or the church of their choice.

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