Irene was born in Jamestown, KY, on March 4, 1941, a daughter of the late Nancy (Bunch) and Elza York. She was a homemaker.
Irene is survived by:
5 daughters Barbara (Jr.) Collins, of Jamestown, KY; Patricia (Ross) Morgan, of Russell Springs, KY; Rosemary (Phillip) Oaks, of Russell Springs, KY; Lisa (Tony) McQueary, of Russell Springs, KY; Sandy (Randy) Cunningham, of Jamestown, KY;
a son Gene (Sherie) Helm, of Jamestown, KY;
2 sisters Ilene Hill and Ella Mann both of Russell Springs, KY;
9 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jake Helm, 1 brother Alvin York, 3 sisters Mary Grider, Elizabeth Guffey and Christine Moore.
Funeral Services will be Friday July 17, 11:00am, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel with Bro. Jeff Griffin and Bro. Daniel Garrett officiating.
Visitation after 5:00pm on Thur. July 16, at the funeral home.
Burial in the Dixon Cemetery.