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Carole Williams Helms

November 19, 1938 — September 5, 2021

Carole Williams Helms

MONROE – Mrs. Carole Williams Helms, 82, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at her home.

Carole was born November 19, 1938, in Anson County, NC a daughter of the late Grady Eugene Williams and the late Mary Jane Talent Williams.

She was a graduate of Wadesboro High School and had previously owned and operated convenience stores.

Surviving are her children, Bill Drye, Melissa Drye and Melinda Kelley (Gene) all of Wadesboro; her grandchildren, Alicia Gibson, Audrey Kelley, Megan Vasquez, who was her caregiver, Shannon Sac and William Kelley; her great-grandchildren, Gabriella, Emilio, Edwin, Saray, Brandon, Nallana, Lexi and Perla and her sisters and brother, Janet Hathcock of Marshville, Millie Roberson of Cheraw, SC and Roger Williams of Concord.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Zell.

The family will have a visitation on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 2:00pm until 4:0pm at Leavitt Funeral Home, 2036 Morven Road in Wadesboro.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at

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