Obituaries

Ed Helmick -

Mr. Ed Helmick, age 72, of Jonesborough, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013, in the Lakebridge Healthcare Center.

Mr. Helmick was a native of Mingo, West Virginia. He was the son of the late Hobert Helmick and Emmaline Piercy Helmick. In addition to his parentís his wife Judy Helmick; one son, Christopher Helmick also preceded him in death.

Mr. Helmick was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Survivors include one son, Gene Helmick; one daughter, Jennifer Morrison; two step-sons, Marty Cole and Michael DeJaynes; one step-daughter, Gina DeJaynes; one sister, Hattie Lavinnia; six grandchildren, Lauren Helmick, Taylor Helmick, Bailley Helmick, Carden Lamb, Noah Roman and Olivia Morrison; one great grandchild, Ryley Helmick.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center for the care that was given to Mr. Helmick especially Dr. M. Rogers.

The graveside service for Mr. Ed Helmick was conducted Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. The Boone Dam Post # 4933 and the Tennessee National Guard provided military honors.

Memories and condolences may be sent to the Helmick family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Helmick family. (423) 282-1521