Anna Belle Helmick

March 09, 1925 ‒ December 30, 2019

Delaware, Ohio

Anna Belle Helmick, 94, of Delaware went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday morning, December 30, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 9, 1925 in Newark, Ohio to the late George David Hoffer and Lillian (Willey) Hoffer.

Having a strong Christian belief and faith in God, Anna Belle was a devoted and faithful member of the Eastside Mission Church in Delaware. She had previously served as a Sunday school teacher at the Good Shepherd Church of God. She also enjoyed raising and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Cassie Keyes of Dadeville, Alabama, Mary (Larry) Elson of Delaware, Nancy (Rick) Smith of Delaware, Annabelle (Robert) Moses of Delaware, and Earlene (Kenneth) Skiles of Delaware; 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; brother, Frankie Hoffer of Fallsburg; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Anna Belle was preceded in death by her husband Earl Lee Helmick, daughter Kathy Helmick and 9 brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where services celebrating Anna Belle’s life will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor Donnie Akers officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Delaware.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Helmick family.

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  • I met Anna Belle years ago though my friendship with Earlene. Anna Belle was a great lady and a good person.

  • Deepest sympathy to all of Mrs. Helmicks family and friends. My thoughts and Prayers 🙏 are with all of you. She was a beautiful lady, inside and out! My sister and I went to Church with her family thru our friendship with Earlene and Annabelle when we were Young teens! And have been Blessed to continue those friendships for all these many years, hugs to all.

  • I remember Anna Belle’s lovely smile in church at the Assembly of God. Soft spoken and sweet she always acknowledged me even though I was a child. Good lady. She will be missed!

  • John and I are very sorry for your loss. She was like a grandmother to so many people. She will be surly missed by many. Love and prayers to all.

  • I met Mrs. Helmick, when I worked for her Husband back in the 60’s.I went to school with two of her daughters Cassie and Mary.I am so sorry to hear your lose, I will try to be there on and miss you all. Jim H.

  • What a sweet lovely lady. She always had a smile on her face and a warm welcome for all who came to visit. She was loved by all and respected by everyone. She had a big heart only matched by her love for her God.

    My condolences to her family she left behind that loved her and stood by her through a lot of hard times and enjoyed her tremendously through the good times. She will be missed beyond words.

    Keep all the good memories alive and smile when you think of her. You will reflect the best she left for you.