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Helen K Green

June 24, 1924 June 11, 2015
Helen K Green
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Helen K. Green, 90, of Mount Carmel, IL, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville, IL with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 24, 1924 in Gibson County, IN the daughter of Charlie and Cora Lucas. Helen married George Wheeler and he preceded her in death in 1988. She later married Robert Green who also preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; sons, Daryl Wheeler, George Wheeler, Donnie Wheeler and Jim Wheeler; daughter, Carolyn Wheeler; grandchild, Alisha Dawn Keepes; grandson, Rodney Stadge; and close friend, Robert Doades. Helen treasured her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to cook and worked at the Walnut Street Diner, The Home Café, and Twin Rivers among other local restaurants. She was also a caregiver and truly enjoyed helping people. Helen also enjoyed gardening and loved animals. She will be missed by her family and all who knew her. Helen is survived by her children, Ruby Wiles of Mount Carmel, Beverly Wheeler of Mount Carmel, Jerry Wheeler of Bridgeport, Paul (Glee) Wheeler of Allendale, IL and Kenny Wheeler of Mount Carmel; nineteen grandchildren; thirty four great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; siblings, Margie Wheeler of Princeton, IN and Imogene Morgan of Washington DC; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Graveside Services for Helen will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2015 at Highland Memorial Cemetery in Mount Carmel, IL. Family and friends may gather for a visitation from 12:00-1:00 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2015 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Helens memory to help offset funeral expenses. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Helens tribute wall and leave online condolences for Helen Greens family, please visit
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