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Margaret Jane (Bennett) Helsabeck

July 13, 1939 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 80)


Margaret Jane Bennett Helsabeck, 80, of Tobaccoville passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Hospice Home of the Piedmont in High Point, NC.

Born in Stokes County to the late Charlie Columbus and Rendy Bullins Bennett on July 13, 1939, Mrs. Helsabeck was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gray Helsabeck, by her stepmother, Clessie Ferguson Bennett, by brothers Clarence, Paul, and Roy Bennett, and by sisters Mattie Lee Mabe, Irene Smith, Mary Scheppner, and Alice Bennett.

Mrs. Helsabeck retired from retail sales, was a homemaker, and was an accomplished cook, well-known for her delicious potato salad, cornbread, graham cracker pudding, chocolate pies, and pound cakes. She was a longtime member of Antioch United Methodist Church in Rural Hall, NC.

Left to cherish her memory are her family: two sons, Andy Helsabeck and wife Deborah of Grimesland, NC, and Rev. Oliver Helsabeck and wife Susan of High Point, NC; two grandchildren, Christopher Helsabeck and wife Jessee of Clayton, NC and Elizabeth Helsabeck of High Point; two great-grandsons, Jacob and Camden; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Antioch United Methodist Church with Rev. Pat Dixon officiating. Mrs. Helsabeck will also lie in state at Slate Funeral Home in King, NC from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2020 for family and friends to pay their respects.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Antioch United Methodist Church, 9220 Antioch Church Road, Rural Hall, NC 27045.

The family expresses deep appreciation for the kindness and care of the staff of Hospice Home of the Piedmont and Brookdale Assisted Living and Memory Care in High Point.

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Lie instate
July 12, 2020

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Graveside Service
July 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Antioch United Methodist Church
9220 Antioch Church Rd
Rural Hall, NC 27045


Antioch United Methodist Church
9220 Antioch Church Rd., Rural Hall NC 27045

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