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Helen Higdon Cline

October 13, 2021 - 00:00
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  • Helen Higdon Cline

Helen June Higdon (Blehm) Cline, 82, of Yukon, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in Yukon.

She was born Feb. 23, 1939, in the county of Lawrence, Mo., to Letha Ellen Vanderpool.

Helen was raised in Missouri and Cashion by her mother and stepfather, Lawrence George Blehm.

Helen married Kenneth Cline and had two sons, Vance Cline and Jed Cline.

On March 8, 1985, she married Kenny Higdon of Yukon and helped raise his two children, Jennifer Higdon and George David Higdon.

Helen loved to sew and sewed for everyone that needed a shirt, dress, blanket or a hem or hole patched.

Helen was preceded in death by her mother, Letha Blehm; stepfather, Lawrence Blehm; stepsisters Katherine Payne, Wilma Longhofer (Lee), Loretta Kanatzar (Bob) and Mearl Miser; and one stepdaughter, Jennifer Higdon.

Left to remember Helen’s life are her husband of 36 years, Kenny Higdon; her two sons, Vance Cline (Angel) and Jed Cline; and stepson, George David Higdon (Lauren); sister, Beverly Morgan and sister, Mary Sowards (Jim).

Helen had six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

All little children called her Grandma no matter whose children they were. She is also survived by many nephews, nieces, and cousins that thought she was the greatest.

Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Cashion Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Smith-Gallo Funeral Home, 220 North 1st St., Guthrie.

Visitation will be held 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Smith-Gallo Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association.