Mable Helt

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

CAIRO, Ill. -- Mable L. "Bo" Kinder Helt, 69, of Cairo died at 3:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born April 6, 1937, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Ardello William and Lucille Maudie Riehn Bentley.

Bo was a self-employed care giver. She was a member of Powerhouse of God Church where she had worked in the music department and also with the U Turn Christian Youth Group in Sikeston, Mo.

She was a former member of Magnolia Manor Historical Society in Cairo, and Soul Crusaders Gospel Group in Chaffee.

Survivors include two sons, Richard (Darlene) Kinder and Wesley (Debbie) Kinder of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Peggy (Mike) Moorhouse of O'Fallon, Mo.; a brother, Gary W. (Rheta) Bentley of Chaffee; four sisters, Jean Hanlon of St. Charles, Mo., Jackie (Pete) Mansker of St. Louis, LaWanda (Tooter) Talley of Dexter, Mo., Bonnie Sadler of Sikeston; and an aunt, Olwen Riehn of Cape Girardeau.

Also nine grandchildren, Derek (Kristie) Sissom of O'Fallon, Travis McGuire of Cape Girardeau, Heather Kinder of St. Louis, Gabe Kinder and April Kinder of Cape Girardeau, Michelle McGuire of Chaffee, Dana Kinder and Scott Kinder of Cape Girardeau; and a great-grandchild, Jacob McGuire of Chaffee.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Danny, Glen, Bob and Bill Bentley.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 4 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Craig officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.

Pallbearers will be Derek Sissom, Gabe Kinder, Travis McGuire, Scott Kinder, Gary Lynn Bentley and Jason Talley.