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Helen Elizabeth McNuer

Helen Elizabeth McNuer

Gray Court


Helen Elizabeth McNuer, age 72, and wife of James Henry McNuer, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at her home.


Born in Laurens, she was the daughter of the late Jack Lewis Word, Sr. and Juanita Leopard Finley. A homemaker, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of Highland Home Baptist Church and also a partner at Bar None Cowboy Church.


In addition to her husband, Helen is survived by: her children, Rhonda Hunt (Russell) of Laurens,  Brian McNuer (Tracy) of Laurens and Donnette Brown (Rodney) of Clinton; half-siblings, Jeff Word and William Word of Laurens and Susan Bagwell (Steve) of Hickory Tavern; a sister-in-law, Linda Ott of Gray Court; grandchildren, Brandy Moore (Brandon), Charlee Culbertson (Matthew), Ashton McNuer, Austin McNuer, Justin Brown (Stephanie), Katelyn Brown (Jacob Nickles), Brooklyn Brown, Madelyn Brown and Gracelyn Brown; great-grandchildren, Carter Moore, Jameson Moore, Mattison Culbertson, Harper Culbertson, Colt Brown, Eden Brown and Emry Brown; and her fur babies, Midget and Pup Pup.


In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Jack Lewis Word, Jr.


A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Laurens, conducted by Rev. Billy Cathcart and Rev Ben Rumph. The family will receive friends at the graveside immediately following the service.


The family will be at the residence.


Memorials may be made to Little Sparrow Ministries, 201 West Virginia Ave, Laeger, WV, 24844.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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So sorry to hear about Helen. She was always such a sweet and kind person. She will be missed by many.

Paula Dockery Aiken Mar 16 2021 12:00 AM

Jim, sorry to hear about her passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ron Page

Ron Page Mar 16 2021 12:00 AM

Im so very sorry Jimbo you know the memories we share. Hold tight to your faith i love you............ Ronnie (Ron, Cuz)

Ron Roberts Mar 15 2021 12:00 AM


jeanette gregory Mar 15 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen McNuer

Cynthia Stone Mar 14 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen McNuer

Karen Ridings Mar 14 2021 12:00 AM

Rhonda and Russ I am so sorry for your loss. May God bring you the comfort and peace only He can give you during the days and weeks ahead. You both brought us much comfort during the loss of our Mother Judy Cathcart. Love and hugs Donna C. Ivey

Donna C Ivey Mar 14 2021 12:00 AM

Jimmy and family, our 1966 class is deeply saddened to learn the passing of Helen. I am thankful she has been able to join us in the FHS reunions and she will be missed by our class. Please know, you all are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Anne Smith Mar 14 2021 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for the loss of your sweet wife . I remember her from school and all the years being a majorette. She always had a smile. Love and prayers. Lynn Morton

Lynn morton Mar 14 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry to see this about Helen, we will be praying for you all. We love you all, Tommy and Judy Padgett.

Tommy Padgett Mar 14 2021 12:00 AM

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