Helen Dempsey

Obituary of Helen R. Dempsey

Helen R. Dempsey, 87, of Vinton went home to be with the Lord Thursday, February 10, 2022.  She was preceded by her husband, Jack Dempsey; son, Gordon Dempsey; brothers, Harold and Gene Stinnett; and parents, Claude Stinnett and Susan Campbell Barricks.

Helen retired from K-Mart on Franklin Road and was a member of Wildhurst Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her children, Douglas (Traci) Dempsey, Deborah (Dwayne) Bishop, Michael Dempsey, Pamela Dempsey, Patricia Dempsey, and David (Lauren) Dempsey; Melody Dempsey(a special daughter-in-law); grandchildren, Leslie Buback, Zimiri (Jessica) Burnette, Troy (Shanea) Dempsey, Shannon (Jacob) Dempsey, Zachary Bishop, Amber (Aaron) Hash, Joseph (Daniela) Dempsey, Rachael Dempsey, Olivia Dempsey, Brandon Hudson, and Jacob Dempsey; fourteen great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Friday, February 18, 2022 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road by Pastor Terry Nester.  Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will recieve friends from 6-9 pm Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Simpson Funeral Home (540)366-0707

A Memorial Tree was planted for Helen
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory, Peters Creek Road Chapel
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