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Helen L. Humphrey

June 29, 1933 — June 26, 2019

Herrin- Helen Lorene Humphrey, 95, of Herrin, passed away at 5:27 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Helen was born on June 29, 1923 in Herrin to Charles and Martha (Pope) Hatfield.  She married William H. “Bill” Humphrey on May 2, 1940 in Cape Girardeau, MO.  He preceded her in death on August 8, 1991. 

Mrs. Humphrey was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling, travelling, fishing and crocheting when she was able.  She was a member of Bryan Street Baptist Church in Herrin.

Survivors include-

Son- Jerry D. Humphrey and wife Joyce of Herrin

Grandson- Jimmy D. Humphrey and Jamie of Herrin

Granddaughter- Dawn Glass and husband Anthony of Herrin

4 Great grandchildren- Adriana, Brittany, Brandon and Brance

3 great great granddaughters- Brinley, Halli and Kylee

Brother- Gene Hatfield and wife Maryanne of Herrin

Brother- Earl Hatfield of Herrin

Sister- Carol Jent and husband Dean of Carterville

Sister in law- Jeanie Hatfield of Johnston City

Many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers- Bill, Jack and Gary Hatfield, three sisters- Margaret Hatfield, Barbara Hammonds and Ruby Fogle.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Herrin City Cemetery.  Rev, Don Colson will officiate.  Friends and family are asked to begin to meet at 1:30PM, Saturday at Herrin City Cemetery.  Funeral arrangements were made at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

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