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Helen F. Westerfield
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Obituary for Helen F. Westerfield

Helen Frances Westerfield, 70, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Freeman Spur, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at White Oak Rehab and Healthcare in Mt. Vernon.

Helen was a homemaker and a member of Calvary United Pentecostal Church in Mt. Vernon.

Helen was born February 17, 1947 in Cave-in-Rock, IL to William Gordon and Lula (Cook) Brookmyer.

Surviving are, her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Sam Southerd of Texico; daughter-in-law, Jeneice (Nick) Kelley of Goreville; six grandchildren, Jasilyn Westerfield of Goreville, Jaelie Westerfield of Goreville, Jianna Westerfield of Goreville, Jersi Kelley of Goreville, Augusto Navarro of Texico, and Judah Navarro of Effingham; brother, Larry Brookmyer of Freeman Spur; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Diane and Chuck Fritcher of Marion, Donna Brookmyer of Freeman Spur, and Darla Peyton of Herrin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, James Lee Westerfield; and sister, Freda Brookmyer.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Pastor Steve Edwards. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Herrin City Cemetery.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948





11:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948


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