Edith “Edie” Jane Helms, 78 of Tiffin and formerly of Fostoria, Ohio, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.
She was born March 24, 1940 in Portsmouth, Ohio, to Forrest and Edna (Parker) Sperry. Edith first married Manard Randol and they divorced. She then married Dale LeRoy Helms on July 20, 1979 and he died January 31, 2000.
Surviving is daughter, Ramona Jane Pennycuff of Tiffin; step-daughter, Jodi Thompson-Jennigan of Risingsun; step-sons, Kipper Helms of Risingsun and Chad Helms of Cygnet; sisters, Ramona Youngblood and Hailey Crump, both of Fostoria; brother, Theodore Sperry; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and special friend, Ray Vandersall,
She is preceded by her parents; husband; and son, Mitchell L. Randol.
Edie was a homemaker; a member of the Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria, the Fostoria Ladies Garden Club and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary; and a volunteer at the Fostoria Sharing Kitchen.
Edie was always helping someone with rides to the doctors, the store or hairdresser. She also helped people with community service, sometimes doing it herself.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria, Ohio, with Pastor Herb Koonce officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, July 13, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery in West Millgrove, Ohio.
Memorials can be made to the Fostoria Sharing Kitchen or a charity of the donor’s choice.