Blalock, Helen Ratliff (2008)

Obituary of Helen Ratliff Blalock ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mrs. Helen Ratliff Blalock, age 83 of Marion passed away Wednesday August 20, 2008 at Sunrise Rehab. & Care Center.  A native of Snead, Ala., Mrs. Blalock was born March 10, 1925 and was a daughter of the late John and Pearl Battles Ratliff.  She was a longtime resident of Oneonta, Ala., a member of Lester Memorial United Methodist Church and she ran her own “Miss Helen’s” Day Care.

Surviving Mrs. Blalock are two children: Trudy Gordon and husband Gene of Marion and Max Blalock of Birmingham, Ala.

Services will be held in Oneonta, Ala.  Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday August 27, 2008 Volume 14 # 34