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Mary Louise Helton New, age 77, of the Blue John Community of Burnside passed from this life on Monday, March 6, 2017 at her residence.
Mary was born on Sept. 20, 1939 in Pulaski County, Kentucky to the late Carl Raymond Helton and Irene Hair Helton. She was employed for a number of years at Oakwood and First Source of Somerset. Mary enjoyed quilting, and spending time with her family and church friends. She also loved her dogs. Mary was a dedicated member of Mt. Union Baptist Church in Keno, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Floyd T. New, a son; Floyd Raymond New, brother; Edd Helton and sister; Nancy Lee Helton. Her grandchildren; David New, John Terry and Kevin Price along with two great-grand children
Mary leaves to mourn her passing; her sons; James William (Angela) New of Antioch Shores, Bernard Artman (Lana) of Somerset, Clinton Cheyenne (Connie Ruth) of Keno Community, and Leslie Thomas (Sandra) New of Burnside. Daughters; Teresa L. (Lenvel) Terry of Keno Community and Loretta B. (Anthony) Turley of Paris, KY. Eighteen Grandchildren; Jennifer Helton, April Thomas, Brandy, John and Brian Terry and Victoria Dowell, Virginia, Danielle, Adam, Bethany, Hadassah, Tommy New, Nena Roberts, and Autumn Price. Thirty Great-grandchildren and one Great-great grandchild. one sister; Clara Valentour, of Burnside.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Southern Oaks Funeral Home and after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Mt. Union Baptist Church in the Keno Community.
Funeral Services will be Friday, March 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mt. Union Baptist Church in Keno, with Bro. Perry Dobbs Officiating. Interment will follow in the Sloans Valley Cemetery in Sloans Valley, Kentucky.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.