Obit: Elmer Helton

Obit: Elmer Helton

August 14th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Elmer G. Helton, 73, of Chattanooga passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013.Elmer was a loving husband, devoted dad, and sweet papa and will be greatly missed by all. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Korea. He retired from Erlanger Hospital after 34 years of service.Elmer is survived by his wife, Jean Richey Helton; daughter Patti Sweat (Brent), of Alabama; son, Elmer Eugene Helton, of Georgia; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Graveside services at 3 p.m. on Friday at Chattanooga National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the American Heart Association.The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Chattanooga Funeral Home.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga.