Myrtle Helms Needham

Myrtle Helms Needham, 90, of Eastview, died Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield. She was a native of Eastview, was a former lunch lady at Howevalley Elementary School, and retired from Bussman after 40 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John Needham; a granddaughter, Holly Brook Lafferty; parents, C.E. Helms and Vicie Goodman Helms; a brother, J.P. Helms; and a sister, Beatrice Cundiff. She is survived by a daughter, Patsy Nugent of Big Clifty; two grandchildren, Tara Lafferty Blakeman (Nelson) and Michael Nugent (Felicia); two great grandchildren, Jaron and Jayden Nugent; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Smith Chapel Cemetery in Eastview. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and continues after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 starting at 10:00 AM
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