In Memory

Helen Hunter (Talbert) - Class Of 1936

Helen Hunter (Talbert)

Helen Hunter Talbert, 84, of Delphi, died at 2:45 a.m. Aug. 23, 2002, at Sky Harbor Care Center, Joshua Tree, Calif. Born Sept. 6, 1917, in Delphi, she was the daughter of George Thurman and Ethel Smith Hunter. She was a 1936 graduate of Delphi High School. Her marriage was on June 25, 1939, in Howard County, to Wayne L. Talbert. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1997. She owned and operated a beauty shop in Kokomo before moving to delphi in 1941. She then worked as a bookkeeper at Bassett & Talbert in Delphi for 38 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, Psi Iota Xi Sorority, and a former member of Rose Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, all of Delphi. Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Coffman of Yucca Valley, Calif., and Elaine McClure of Pioneertown, Calif.; one sister. Florence Cope of Delphi; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister. Graveside services were Monday at Masonic Cemetery, Delphi, with Rev. James Rankin officiating. Davidson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or donor’s favorite charity.

Delphi Carroll County Comet August 28, 2002