Helen Mendenhall Obituary

February 23, 1927 – August 20, 2013

Helen Williams Mendenhall, 86, of Athens, died Tuesday morning, August 20, 2013 at Athens Regional
Medical Center.
A lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late Jess and Cora Bledsoe Williams
and was also preceded in death by her husband, James Mendenhall, three sisters, Juanita Bledsoe,
Dorthy Jackson and Frankie Shelton, and a brother, Paul Williams.
She was a member of East Athens Baptist Church.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Shelia and Bob Riepe of Kingston; one granddaughter,
Lindsey Raymer; one grandson and his wife, Jamie and Jennifer Raymer; one sister Sarah Carter of Athens,
The family suggests memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 519 E. 4th Street, Chattanooga,
TN 37407.

Helen's tribute is brought to you by:
Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens
Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens
1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN United States
Phone: 423-745-3013
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