Helen L. Humphrey

Jun 29th, 1933 - Jun 26th, 2019


Herrin City Cemetery

Sat, Jun. 29th, 2019 1:30 PM ~ 2:00 PM


Herrin City Cemetery

Sat, Jun. 29th, 2019 2:00 PM


Herrin City Cemetery

Sat, Jun. 29th, 2019

Helen L. Humphrey

Herrin- Helen Lorene Humphrey, 95, of Herrin, passed away at 5:27 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Helen was born on June 29, 1923 in Herrin to Charles and Martha (Pope) Hatfield.  She married William H. “Bill” Humphrey on May 2, 1940 in Cape Girardeau, MO.  He preceded her in death on August 8, 1991. 

Mrs. Humphrey was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling, travelling, fishing and crocheting when she was able.  She was a member of Bryan Street Baptist Church in Herrin.

Survivors include-

Son- Jerry D. Humphrey and wife Joyce of Herrin

Grandson- Jimmy D. Humphrey and Jamie of Herrin

Granddaughter- Dawn Glass and husband Anthony of Herrin

4 Great grandchildren- Adriana, Brittany, Brandon and Brance

3 great great granddaughters- Brinley, Halli and Kylee

Brother- Gene Hatfield and wife Maryanne of Herrin

Brother- Earl Hatfield of Herrin

Sister- Carol Jent and husband Dean of Carterville

Sister in law- Jeanie Hatfield of Johnston City

Many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers- Bill, Jack and Gary Hatfield, three sisters- Margaret Hatfield, Barbara Hammonds and Ruby Fogle.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Herrin City Cemetery.  Rev, Don Colson will officiate.  Friends and family are asked to begin to meet at 1:30PM, Saturday at Herrin City Cemetery.  Funeral arrangements were made at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Brance Crawford

    From: Tunnel Hill, Illinois

    Date: June 27, 2019

    Grandma Helen you are an inspiration to how a person should live their life. I enjoyed every second we shared and every moment we talked on the phone growing up. I will always remember that no matter what keep your Coca-Colas cold and ready for when company arrives. I am happy for the life you lived and even more so in the reuniting of you and your love, Grandpa Bill. I love you and will forever miss my great grandma.

  • Guest: Lessa Lambert

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: June 28, 2019

    Aunt Helen, you are sure going to be missed down here, but you will be welcomed in Heaven by your parents, your husband & your siblings, among others. You & mom will be playing Yahtzee in Heaven & you, dad & mom will be playing Rummy & Checkers, I’m sure. I am so proud you were my aunt. Hug everyone’s neck for me & rub Uncle Jack’s earlobe. You will forever be loved & remembered!!

  • Guest: Anthony and Dawn Glass

    From: Herrin , Illinois

    Date: June 29, 2019

    Grandma, Anthony and I look around but your not here! We miss you so much! Although you are not here physically you will forever live in our hearts. You were a blessing to everyone who met you and your legacy will live forever through everyone who ever had the pleasure of knowing you. Love never ends!

  • Guest: Carl Crawford

    From: Tunnel Hill , Illinois

    Date: June 29, 2019

    Helen was a very special lady. She always had a smile and always wanted to know how you we’re doing. I will always have memories of conversations we had. Helen and Bill were two great people. I’m very proud that my children had great role models in their lives. You will be missed.