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Mrs. Helen Self

April 6, 1930 - April 11, 2017

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Self of West Monroe will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Peniel Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Eddy Shoemaker and Gary Guice. Interment will be in Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe.
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Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Self of West Monroe will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Peniel Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Eddy Shoemaker and Gary Guice. Interment will be in Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of West Monroe.
Mrs. Self was born Helen Marie Gandy on April 6, 1930 in Fisher, Louisiana. She passed from this life on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in West Monroe, Louisiana. Helen graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1947 and married Ottis on July 4 of that year. They were married for 45 years. Helen was a devout Christian, a loving wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She loved her family, friends, her church, and the Lord. Helen was a wonderful cook with a ministry of cooking for ill friends and church members. She was employed in the retail business and retired from Walmart in 1993. After retirement, Helen became an avid birdwatcher with a backyard full of birds, bird feeders, and bird houses.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Carter and husband, Gerald of West Monroe; Barbara DeLand and husband, Wally of Benton, Kentucky, grandchildren Doug Carter and wife, Jenni, Paul Carter and wife, Christal, Phillip DeLand, Haley Dotson and husband, Michael, and Lisa DeLand, great grandchildren Caleb Carter, Morgan Carter, Lucas Carter, Kelsey Wheeless, and Cody Wheeless, sisters-in-law, Sylvia Self and Mary Sue Gandy, numerous nieces and nephews, and countless treasured friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ottis Self, parents, George and Genete Gandy, brothers, Hoyt Gandy, Harvie Gandy, Carl Gandy, and sister, Geneva Neel.
Pallbearers include Doug Carter, Caleb Carter, Paul Carter, Phillip DeLand, Cody Wheeless, Michael Dotson, Mike Self, Bryan Owens and Dr.Jeff Baille.
The family would like to thank Dr. Charles Morgan and Dr. Scott Barron for their loving care.
Visitation will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 9:00 AM until service time at the church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com
Kilpatrick Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA

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Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Time: 09:00 am - 11:00 am


Service Information


Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Peniel Baptist Church

Address:

West Monroe, LA

Cemetery Information


Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017

Kilpatrick's Serenity Gardens

Address:

8729 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291

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