Helen Mendenhall Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, February 23rd, 1927

Date of Death:

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Funeral Home:

Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens
1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99


Helen Williams Mendenhall, 86, of Athens, died Tuesday morning, August 20, 2013 at Athens Regional

Medical Center.

A lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late Jess and Cora Bledsoe Williams

and was also preceded in death by her husband, James Mendenhall, three sisters, Juanita Bledsoe,

Dorthy Jackson and Frankie Shelton, and a brother, Paul Williams.

She was a member of East Athens Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Shelia and Bob Riepe of Kingston; one granddaughter,

Lindsey Raymer; one grandson and his wife, Jamie and Jennifer Raymer; one sister Sarah Carter of Athens,

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 519 E. 4th Street, Chattanooga,

TN 37407.

Helen Mendenhall
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