Obituaries

Obituaries

Barbara Jean McBeth Helmkamp 1924 - 2009 Kimberling City, Mo.

Memorial services for Barbara Jean McBeth Helmkamp, 84, Kimberling City, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Kimberling City, with Pastor Kimberly Cunningham officiating.
Mrs. Helmkamp died Thursday, March 5, 2009, at her home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Garden City, Kan., the daughter of Marcus Vaughn and Mary Ruth Gorham McBeth. She had been a resident of the Kimberling City area for the past 26 years.
Mrs. Helmkamp was a retired claims supervisor with the state government and was employed in human resources at Silver Dollar City. She was a member of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.
She married William Henry Helmkamp. He survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Megan Dill of Florissant, Laurie Corbett of Shirley, Mass., and Quincy Shields of Hillsboro; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Charles McBeth, and a sister, Vivian Sutherland.
The family suggests memorials to Christian Associates Thrift Shop, 13192 State Highway 13, Kimberling City, MO 65686, the Kimberling City Area Library, P.O. Box 730, Kimberling City, MO 65686, or St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 30 James River Road, Kimberling City, MO 65686.
Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home of Branson.