Diane (Howie) Helms

May 19, 1943 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 76)

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Ms. Diane Howie Helms, age 76, of Indian Trail, NC, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Pineville Rehab & Living Center.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 19, 2019, in the Davis Funeral Chapel, 1003 East Franklin Street, Monroe, NC, 28112. A Memorial Service in Diane's honor will be held at 3:00 PMfollowing visitation. 
Diane was born May 19, 1943 in Mecklenburg County, NC, the daughter of the late Marshall Foch Howie and Elizabeth Stegall Howie. Diane worked for K-Mart for ten years, and retired from Lance, Inc. after over a decade of dedicated service. 
Diane is survived by four daughters; Cindy Lammonds of Monroe, NC, Melissa Helms of Alaska, Angel Helms of Monroe, NC, and Ashley Helms of Monroe, NC, her son, T Y Smith and wife Deborah of Monroe, NC. Survivors also include 8 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. 
The family of Diane Helms would like to extend a special thank you to Pineville Rehab and Hospice of Union County for their compassionate care. 
Davis Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Diane Helms. An online guest register book is available to sign at

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Memorial Service
December 19, 2019

3:00 AM
Davis Funeral Chapel, East Franklin Street, NC

December 19, 2019

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Davis Funeral Chapel, East Franklin Street, NC

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