Helen Robinette

Published 8:58 am Thursday, August 18, 2011

Helen Powell Robinette, 78, of South Poplar Ave., Landrum, died Aug. 16, 2011 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Thomas C. and Viola Jones Powell and the wife of Charles Robinette.
She was a retired machine operator at S.C. Elastic and was an active member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. She loved her Lord and her family and will be greatly missed.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Diane Mills (Doug) of Gaffney, S.C., and Judy Hall (Ralph) of Landrum; a brother, Frank Powell (Bobbie) of Greenville, S.C.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, James “Jim” Spencer Jr.; two sisters, Edna Padgett and Shirley Miller; three brothers, Charles Powell, James Powell and Troy Powell.
The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at Petty Funeral Home in Landrum. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 at Petty Funeral Chapel, conducted by Pastor Randy Smith, Pastor Joey Gibson and Pastor Tommy Turner. Entombment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.
The family is at the home, 113 S. Poplar Ave., Landrum, S.C. 29356.
Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.
Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.

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