Obituaries

Helen I. Fitzhugh 1921 - 2009

Memorial services for Helen I. Fitzhugh, 88, of De Soto will be at 11 a.m. 11 am Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at the De Soto Baptist Church. The family will receive visitor at the church starting at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at De Soto Cemetery.
Mrs. Fitzhugh died Saturday, June 20, 2009, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She was born March 27, 1921, in Calico Rock, Ark. to James and Mary Augusta Vernetta Owens. She married William Fitzhugh on July 5, 1951, in Mt. Hope, Ark. She was a member of the Pleasant Valley Community Church in Calico Rock. Helen donated quilts, handwork and crafts to support the De Soto Baptist Church. Her family meant everything to her, and one of her greatest joys was talking to her grandsons
Mrs. Fitzhugh was preceded in death by her husband Elmer M. Drennan; and her husband William A. Fitzhugh; a son in-law William “Bill” Bennett; and nine brothers and sisters. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley (Drennan) Bennett, and Connie Sims and husband, Ken; son Elmer Drennan and wife, Elizabeth; seven grandsons and six great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the De Soto Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to <http://www.brucefuneralhome.com>www.brucefuneralhome.com