Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Helen J. Wentworth (May 25, 2012)

Helen J. Wentworth, 88, of Greenville, passed away Friday, May 25, 2012 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.

She was born July 6, 1923 in Darke County, daughter of the late James Roy and Jessie (Shultz) Riegle. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Wentworth on Sept. 21, 2003; a daughter, Connie Sue Wentworth; sisters, Katherine Jenkinson, Betty Altos, Dorothy Williams, Lilly Belle Baker, and Elsie Baker; and brothers, Donald, Virgil, C.B., and Robert Riegle.

Helen was retired from the Mississinawa Schools where she had worked in maintenance for 25 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Union City.

She is survived by her sons, William (Edna) Wentworth of Greenville, and Rick (Dora) Wentworth of Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Seiler of Greenville, and Mary Jane Alexander of Colorado; and a brother-in-law, Loyal "Petey" Jenkinson.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 30 at the Greenville Cemetery with Rev. Lowell Miller officiating.

There will be no public visitation. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to either the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com