Rock Hill – Mrs. Wanda Howington Helms, 71, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 5, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.
A native of Fort Mill, Wanda was married 54 years to the love of her life and was predeceased by her husband, Jerry Wayne “Poogy” Helms. She is survived by her three children, daughter, Angela (Matt) Waylett, two sons, Wayne (Krista) Helms and Keith (Angel) Helms; six grandchildren and one great granddaughter. She was also survived by her mother, Frances Howington and three brothers, Del, Larry and Roger. Wanda was predeceased by her father, Floyd Howington.
She retired in 2011 as an office manager at Rock Hill Pediatrics of Fort Mill. Though she worked in several health fields, it was her love for children and her church that was her driving force behind Mother’s Morning Out programs & After-school Care programs. Wanda loved her church, West End Baptist of Rock Hill, where she was an active member.
The family will receive friends, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Rd, Rock Hill from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 11, 2018 at West End Baptist Church, 1727 McConnells Hwy, at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park, Cherry Rd.
The family would like to thank Michelle, Joy and Meagan with Hospice and Community Care and all the wonderful nurses at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House for all their help and care.
Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or West End Baptist Church, PO Box 36038, Rock Hill, SC 29732.