Submitted by: Cathy Shelley
The Hillsboro Reporter; Monday, March 25, 2002
Mr. Homer Helms, 81, of Clifton died Thursday, March 14, at a Clifton hospital. He was born October 1, 1920 in the Womack Community in Bosque County, son of William A. and Kate Augusta (Wichier) Helms. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the Military Police Department, 1848th Service Command Unit. He received the American Service Medal, World
War II Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and four overseas service bars. He married Inez Prince May 28, 1957, and she preceded him in death March 4, 1997. He had lived at the Woodland Hills Addition since 1962 and in Clifton since 1998. He was a member of Prairie Valley Baptist Church. Survivors include: one son, Homer Paul Helms, Jr. of Austin; two sisters, Fridia Nelson of Milano and Adelle Priobe of Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at
Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Whitney with Rev. Eddie Booth officiating. Interment was at Peoria Cemetery.