Helms, Alleta Olinger

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Alleta Jo Olinger Helms, 89 of Christiansburg, passed away on December 29, 2021 at her home with family and friends. She was a woman of faith, a good wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a great-great-grandmother – 5 generations in all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hobart Harless Helms; mother, Adele Olinger Ballard; father, Howard Olinger; step-father, Randall Ballard. Surviving are her children, Barry and Francine Helms, Wanda and Gary Proco; sisters, Shirley O. Aiken, Sarah B. Keagles; brother, Randall Ballard; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and 2 special nieces.

We want to give thanks to exceptional caregivers, Janet Carr-Hunt, Marie Bentley, Regina Naff, Rhonda Perdue, Cindy, and Angie.

At this time there will be no visitation but a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

In lieu of flowers we ask for donations to be made in her memory to Belmont Christian Church, 1500 Peppers Ferry Road, Christiansburg, VA 24073.