Joann “Haynes” Helderman, 67, Bruceville, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at her residence. Joann was born December 24, 1946, in Arkansas, the daughter of Nadine “Boyd” Smith. She married Robert Helderman in 1967, and he survives her. Jo Ann retired from housekeeping at Good Samaritan Hospital. She attended the Emison United Methodist Church.
Along with her husband, Robert, Joann is survived by her son, Brian Helderman and his wife Kassandra of Fyffe, AL; daughter Jill Faith and her husband Brad of Vincennes; grandchildren, Gage Myers and Brent Faith; sister, Virginia Miller of Fritchton; brother, Chuck Smith of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her mother; two brothers, James Haynes and Pete Haynes; and one sister, Marcella Hill. The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 1, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church St. Funeral services will be held Wednesday April 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM also at the funeral home with Pastor Ron Maxwell officiating. She will be laid to rest at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.