Graveside services will be held in the Bill Darrough Pavilion at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, OK on Saturday, December 10, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. with B. Gordon Allen officiating. LeRoy Helton age 90 of Coalgate, OK died on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 in Coalgate, OK. LeRoy Helton was born September 22, 1918 in Erick, Oklahoma, the son of Jack Joseph and Nancy Evelyn (Swafford) Helton. LeRoy enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during WW II as a staff sergeant. After the war, he married Margaret Ann Hicky on Novemver 20, 1948. He moved from Brenham, TX to Hugo in 1959, worked as a rancher and was a member of the Hugo Church of Christ. In 2000 he moved to Holdenville to be near family, and then moved to Coalgate in 2001 and has lived there since that time. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Margaret Ann (Hickey) Helton; and one brother: Frank Helton. LeRoy is survived by one son and daughter-in-law: Dr. R.J. and Beth Helton of Coalgate, OK; one daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and B. Gordon Allen of Holdenville, OK. Grandchildren; Jordan Elizabeth Helton, and Richard James Helton both of Coalgate, OK, Patrick Elliott Allen and wife, Diane, and Lorrianne Michele Allen both of OKC, OK. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences.
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