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Iva Mae Helms

September 18, 1939 ~ August 13, 2018 (age 78)

Mrs. Iva Mae Helms, age 78, of Monroe, NC, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, at her residence.

A Graveside Service of Remembrance will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, August 17, 2018 at Lakeland Memorial Park, 1901 Lancaster Ave, Monroe, NC, 28112, officiated by Rev. Leonard Rowell.  

The family will receive friends prior to the service between 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM, in the the Dogwood Room of Davis Funeral Service, 1003 East Franklin St, Monroe, NC, 28112 

Mrs. Helms was born September 18, 1939, in Lancaster County, SC, a daughter of the late Ira Hinson and Nettie Morgan Hinson. Always a hard worker, Iva worked in manufacturing throughout her life, and retired from Cooper Tools after 12 years of service. Her family remembers her as a great mother and loving wife. 

Iva is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Robert Clinton Helms, a son, Robert J. Helms of Monroe, NC, a daughter, Sharon Linham and husband Craig of Bessemer City, NC, a brother, Robert Hinson of Kershaw, SC, a sister, Glenda Adams of Lancaster, SC, and her granddaughter, Carissa Linham of Bessemer City, NC. Survivors also include numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Helms was preceded in death by a son, Bennie Clinton Helms, a brother, Van Hinson, and a stepfather, Clarence Powers.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Helms. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at

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