Helen Sheldon, 95, Rockton, Ill., died March 27, 2012. She was born in Charleston, S.C. She married George Sheldon in September 1944 and they shared 66 years together. He preceded her in death in March 2010. She was a homemaker devoting her life to caring for her family. She was a gracious and kind lady.

Survivors include her children, Rick (Jan) Sheldon, Barbara Ellis, Georgia Ramsey; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

She was further preceded in death by sisters, Margaret Lang, Blanche and Dorothy Sinclair.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Honquest Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Roscoe, Ill., assisted the family.

Well-wishers can visit www.honquestfh.com.