Helen K. Walker Pearce, 75, Norris City, passed away at her home at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
She was born on Aug. 11, 1937, in Union County, the daughter of Loren and Iva (Allen) Walker. Helen married Albert A. Pearce on Sept. 7, 1957. She was a retired second grade teacher at Hillcrest School in Eldorado and she was a member of the Illinois Teachers Association.
Helen is survived by her husband, Albert A. Pearce of Norris City; two daughters, Linda and Mark Lemons of Omaha and Carol and John Deom of Enfield; two sons, Mark and Candy Pearce of Florida, Alan and Barb Pearce of Norris City; one brother, Robert Walker of Mt. Erie; six grandchildren, Josh and Stephanie Lemons, Matt Lemons, John Deom, Alyssa Deom, Zack Pearce, Walker Pearce; and she was looking forward to her first great-grandchild that is due in July.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Valgene Walker. Visitation for Helen will be held 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the Vickery Funeral Chapel, Omaha. A private family service will be held at the funeral chapel 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, with burial at Old Village Cemetery near Norris City.
Internet condolences may be made at the website www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.