Teena Marie “Granny” Helton

Nov. 09, 2012 @ 04:10 PM

Teena Marie “Granny” Helton, age 49 of Sevierville, passed away Friday, November 09, 2012.

She was a wonderful wife and loving mother. A woman of faith, Teena was an encouragement and inspiration to her family and all whom she met. She was a member of Sunshine Ministry, where she also served a lay minister and a youth leader.

She is preceded in death by her mother Nancy Brunty and mother-in-law, Carolyn Helton.

Survivors include her husband Andy Helton; children, Crystal Avis, Frank Avis, Lee Avis and wife Crystal, Tiffany Vineyard and husband Scottie, Timmy Helton and wife Tia; grandchildren, Christian Avis “Nubbin”, Americus Avis “Tutti Frutti”, Hayden Vineyard “Lil One”, Grayson Vineyard “ Runt Grunt”, Lyla Helton “Big Girl” and Landyn Hall; brother, Matthew Sperry; sisters, Marjorie Fugate, Mary Straub, Joann Bone and Lynda Van Orden; father-in-law, Sam Helton; special in-laws, nieces and nephews that were close to her heart.

The family will receive friends 2-4 PM Sunday with funeral service to follow at 4 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Barbara Lay officiating. Family and friends will meet 10 AM Monday in Walden’s Creek Methodist Cemetery for interment. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.