July 26, 1921 - January 1, 2014
Monday, January 6, 2014 1:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Monday, January 6 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Helen Roberts, 92 of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Wednesday, January 01, 2014 in Heartland of Urbana.
She was born July 26, 1921 in New Holland, Ohio the daughter of Ross Everett and Ida Virginia (Jones) Ankrom.
Helen retired from General Electric in Circleville after 24 years of service. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, fishing and the outdoors. She was a loving, independent and hardworking person, who was adored by her family; they will sadly miss her.
She is survived by her son, Richard “Dick” (Virginia) Ankrom of Mutual, her grandchildren, Gary A. (Charlene) Ankrom, Jeff A. (Robin) Ankrom, Bryan R. Ankrom, Lori M. Scheiderer and Tracy L. Starks, 13 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren; her brother, Joe (Martha Jane) Ankrom of Washington Court House, as well as numerous nieces and nephews of several generations.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, whom died in 1987, C. W. “Nick” Roberts and 6 brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with the Rev. Paul Large officiating. Friends may call from 11-1 p.m. prior to the service.
Burial will be held at the family convenience in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.