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Patricia (Jenkins) Helms

November 11, 1954 ~ November 12, 2018 (age 64)

Muncie, IN - Patricia Ann Helms, 64, of Muncie, IN passed away Monday afternoon, November 12, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. She was born November 11, 1954 in Winchester, IN the daughter of James Eugene and Betty Lou (Simmons) Jenkins. She was a 1973 graduate of Monroe Central High School of Parker City, IN.

Patricia was a homemaker but had also worked as a cook at various restaurants. 

She leaves to cherish her memory a brother, Terry Jenkins (husband, Greg Ertle); a step-son, Curtis Little (fiancé, Britney); a step daughter, Amy Little (fiancé, Dan); a step-sisters, Erin Causey (husband, James) and Becky Jenkins; seven grandchildren; her companion, Richard VanHorn; and two nieces, Erica Held (husband, Tom) and Ashley Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Lou Wright; a step-father, Henry Clay Wright; a brother, Robert Mitchell Wright; and a companion, Linville E. Little.

A service to celebrate Patricia's life will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Wilson Shook Funeral Home, Thornburg Memorial Chapel of Parker City, IN. Graveside services will be private family only. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 12:00 p.m. to service time on Saturday, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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