Marilyn Lorraine Helmick Clute, 64, a resident of Hambleton, W.Va., departed this life Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. Death was attributed to cancer.
She was born, Saturday, July 16, 1949, at Parsons, a daughter of the late Lester Grant and Iona Virginia Henthorne Helmick. She was twice married. First, to Raymond Donald Mitchell, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 11, 1980, at Bull Run, St. George, W.Va., she was married to Paul Edward Clute, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Steve Ray Mitchell and wife, Betty, of Parsons; Christopher Sean "Peanut" Mitchell and wife, Liz, of Connellsville, Pa.; one daughter, Donna Alice Boyles and husband, John, of Parsons; one step daughter, Crystal Gaye Coleman and husband Mike of Summerville, W.Va.; one sister, Carolyn Elaine Shreve of St. George, W.Va.; 13 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Marilyn Lorraine Helmick Clute
Preceding her in death are one son, Jeffrey Allen Mitchell; and one brother, Gary Marshall Helmick.
She attended the schools of Tucker County. She was a homemaker and interior decorator. Marilyn was a devoted member of the St. George Church of God of which she was the custodian. She had a loving and giving heart and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and talking on the telephone.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. On Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, Mrs. Clute will be moved to the St. George Church of God at St. George, W.Va., where friends may call from noon to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. David Wilmoth and the Rev. James Gilbert will officiate, and interment will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.