Lola Mae Hellen, 88, of Fredericktown, died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Center in Fredericktown. She was born August 30, 1929 in Marquand, a daughter of Earnest and Dessie (Cloninger) Thomas.
Mrs. Hellen was preceded in death by her parents, her late husband, Matt Hellen and sisters Mable Whitener, Margie Lilla and Mert Johnson.
She is survived by daughter Sheila Graham of Fredericktown; sister Florence Hartsell; grandsons Cody Tripp, Chance Tripp and Charles Davis; great-grandson Liam Tripp and another soon to be great-grandchild; and partner Louis Cox of Fredericktown.
Lola had been a cook at the Ozark Manor Care Center in Fredericktown. She enjoyed bowling, fishing and being outdoors.
Funeral services were November 16 at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Bryan Malone officiating. Internment was at the Whitener Cemetery in Marquand.