Carolyn Jean (Cole) Helton died April 4 in Zionsville Meadow Nursing Home. She was 80.
She was born in Shelby County to the late George and Hazel (Carter) Cole. She married George Helton in 1953. He preceded her in death in 1999.
Mrs. Helton lived at Zionsville Meadows Nursing Home for seven years.
She worked as a waitress while raising her children. In later years, she went to work for Addison Wesley Publishing Company where she retired after 15 years of service.
She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 3284.
Survivors include three daughters, Carol Alsman of Indianapolis, Jackie Helton of Coatesville, and Teresa Rice of Greencastle; a son, Ken Helton of Coatesville; five grandchildren; and three great granddaughters.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. April 11 in Bennett Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Weaver & Randolph Funeral Home in Danville was entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made on the website at www.weaverandrandolphfuneralhomes.com.