James Marshall Helton

Posted 8/29/21

Mr. James Marshall Helton, 77, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, in Lewisburg, TN.  Mr. Helton was born in Terrell, TX and was a son of the late …

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James Marshall Helton

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Mr. James Marshall Helton, 77, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, in Lewisburg, TN.  Mr. Helton was born in Terrell, TX and was a son of the late Mary Louise Roberts Helton and James Marshall Helton, Sr.

Mr. Helton was a veteran of the United States Air Force and continued serving his country for many years as a member of the Army National Guard. James was a member of Caney Spring United Methodist Church. He retired after 30 years of service from Walker Die Casting of Lewisburg, TN.

Mr. Helton is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Connelly Helton, Caney Spring, TN; daughter, Michele (Danny) O’Neal, Spring Hill, TN; sister, Janey (Lonnie) Wells, Louisville, KY; brother, John Neal (Judy) Helton, Mt. Pleasant, TN; grandchildren, Bethany Sims (Tyler Gibson), SPC Adam Herman, Arri Anderson (Cristian James), Skyler O’Neal, Lily O’Neal; great grandson, Ezra Lyle; several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Family members received friends Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Holton officiating. Burial, with military honors, followed in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Ron Anderson, Jon Cheek, Levi Mathews, Jason Carpenter, Danny O’Neal, Tyler Gibson, Adam Herman and Skyler O’Neal served as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Scott Anderson, Tony Clark and members of the Berlin Charge Choir.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donation in memory of James M. Helton to Caney Spring United Methodist Church, c/o Vicki Moses, 4419 Thick Road, Chapel Hill, TN  37034

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN 931-364-2233 (www.lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of arrangements.