Helen Louise Vinyard 1928-2017


Helen Louise Vinyard, 88 of Decatur died Wednesday September 13, 2017 in her home with her family by her side.

Funeral Mass will be 1:30 pm Saturday September 16, 2017 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Reverend Father Joseph Molloy celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or the Macon County Humane Society. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen was born in October of 1928 in Decatur the daughter of William E. and Elizabeth Drum. She was a member of Holy Family Parrish. Helen married William Vinyard in October of 1947. He preceded her in death in July of 1996.

Surviving are her children, Kitty Thomasson, Kim (Rick) Isom of Decatur, grandchildren, Dr. Krista Thomasson, Eric (Shannon) Thomasson, Sarah Thomasson. Michael Thomasson, Christopher Isom, Kayleigh Isom, great grandchildren, Mileah Tahir, Kaden Tahir, Marissa Thomasson, brother, Don (Shirley) Drum.

Preceded by parents, husband, two brothers and son-in-law, Bob Thomasson.

Helen was an amazing mother and grandma, and will be deeply missed.

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