James M. Helms

Published 10:17 am Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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Mr. James Michael Helms, 78, of Atmore, passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2024 surrounded by his loved ones.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Coy Dow (Ardie Lee McCurdy) Helms; daughter, Nannette Helms; and two sisters, Neva Glen Gomillion and Joyce Dean Farrish.
Mr. Helms is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Carolyn Helms, of Canoe; two sons, James Matthew Helms, of Canoe and Joseph Bryan Helms, of Canoe; one daughter, Tametha Spring Helms, of Canoe; five grandchildren, Sebastian Helms, Anastasia helms, James Dorriety, Makayla Barlow and Franklin “Mikie” Helms; four great-grandchildren, Brantlee Dorriety, Lileigh Dorriety, Jaxen Barlow and Lakeland Barlow; a special niece, Jenifer Dykes, of Atmore; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held next Mon., Jan. 29, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Canoe Freewill Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Stuckey officiating.
Visitation will be held on Jan. 29, 2024, from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.

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