KILLEN

Larry Grant Helms, 74, of Killen, Alabama, died Sunday, March 22, 2020 at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, Alabama. There will be a 10 a.m. graveside service today at Civitan Cemetery in Rogersville, Alabama. No public visitation is planned. Spry Funeral Home in Athens directing the services.

Mr. Helms was born December 23, 1945 in Morgan, County, Alabama. He was owner and operator of H&T Cellular and Pawn along with son-in-law, Tim Thacker. He was former owner of Helms Ambulance Service in Florence, Alabama.

Survivors: wife, Joan Beddingfield Helms of Killen, AL; son, Hollis Grant Helms of Killen; daughters, Victoria Grace Helms of Florence and Genny Helms (Tim) Thacker of Killen; grandchildren, Hollie Helms. Raven Helms, Anlei Helms, Lexi Thacker, Gemma Thacker and Matt Brown. Preceded in death by parents, L.C. and Jewell Helms; brother, Charles Helms; sister, Sue Jernigan.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.