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Helen Louise McMillen, 92, of Longview passed away Jan. 17, 2018 in Longview Regional Medical Center in Longview.
Helen was born June 30, 1925 in Purdon, Texas to Rufus W. and Lela M. Griffin.
Helen was raised in Purdon and graduated from Emhouse High School. She met her husband James and was married upon his returning from service during World War II. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Central Texas Teachers Credit Union in Corsicana until her retirement.
Her husband James, both parents and her brother Willie Griffin, precedes Helen in death.
Helen was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister who is survived by her son, Danny and wife Patsy McMillen of Georgetown; daughter, Diane and husband Ron Garner of Longview; grandchildren Mary Catherine McMillen, Valori and Jason Moore, Ryan Garner, Danielle McMillen, Katie and Matthew Blake and one great grandchild, Lydia Blake; and her brother Dan and his wife Ann Griffin of Corsicana.
There will a graveside service at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at Pattison Cemetery in Emhouse with Dr. Steven Bell officiating.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to First United Methodist Church of Corsicana, Texas or United Methodist Church of Emhouse, Texas.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and by selecting the Helen L McMillen obituary.
Published on January 18, 2018
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