Helen McMillon

Saturday, March 5, 2005

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Helen Virginia McMillon, 89, of Springfield, Mo., died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Lakewood Assisted Living in Springfield.

She was born Aug. 7, 1915, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Oscar Carl and Minnie Niel Turner. She and T.H. "Mack" McMillon were married Sept. 9, 1943. He died Jan. 17, 1986.

McMillon had owned and operated Mack's Grocery in Illmo. She was a member of First Christian Church in Chaffee and Eagles Aerie in Sikeston, Mo.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, June and Stanley Poertner of Springfield; a stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Glenda and Bob Wells of Choctaw, Okla.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

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

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel, with the Rev. Vyron Yount officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery.