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Helen J Slone

June 3, 1945 ~ May 15, 2019 (age 73)

Rome City - Helen J. Slone, 73, of Rome City, passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2019 at Orchard Pointe Health Campus in Kendallville.  She was born on June 3, 1945 in Knott County, Kentucky, to the late Lester and Susie Slone.  On October 2, 1963, in Kentucky, she married Chalmer Slone.  Helen worked for over 20 years at Star Craft Marine.  In her free time, she loved fishing with her husband, traveling, and spending time with her church family at Salem United Baptist Church.  She is survived by her husband Chalmer Slone of Rome City, sisters, Ellen Jacobs of Kentucky and Mattie Allen of Mongo, niece Vivian Fry of Kendallville, great nieces and nephews, Dustin Fry, Rheanna Lucero, and Alexis Wilson.  Also surviving are brothers-in-law, Dewey Slone of Kendallville, Bennie Slone of Kendallville, Johnie Slone of Kimmell, and Sid Minor of Kentucky, and a sister-in-law, Margaret Jacobs of Albion.  She was preceded in death a son, Earl Slone, Jr., brothers, Hatler Slone and Harlen Slone, and sister, Hattie Slone.  Funeral service is 11:00am Monday May 20, 2019 at Salem United Baptist Church, south of Rome City, with viewing from 10am until time of service.  Rev Bill Tuttle will officiate.  A viewing will also be held Sunday after 3pm at the church, with a service at 6pm.  Burial at Orange Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the family.  To sign the online guestbook or leave a condolence for the Slone family, visit

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