Helen Ables

December 04, 1920 ‒ April 06, 2008

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Helen H. Ables, age 87, of Highland Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday April 6, 2008 at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on December 4, 1920 in Alderson, West Virginia to the late Percy and Ruth (Hunt) Simmons. Helen worked as a cosmetology inspector for the State of Ohio and she owned and operated with her husband William Ables the Curtis Hotel Barber Shop and Beauty Salon. She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

She is survived by her son, William “J.R.” (Vicki) Ables of Mount Vernon, a daughter, Donna (Gaile) Moore of Phoenix, Arizona, six grandchildren, Brad (Lee) Moore, Sheri (Richard) Saenz, Trevor Ables, Lisa Ables, Kristy Ables, Julie Ables and a great grandson, R.J. Saenz.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William Ables and a brother Charles Simmons.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 1 to 3 PM and 5 to 7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 AM. Rev. Gerald Bell will be officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Granville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com