Mrs. Helen Maltsberger McDaniel, age 81, of Johnson City, passed away, Thursday, March 22, 2012, in the NHC Healthcare.
Mrs. McDaniel was a native of Greene County. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Dover Maltsberger and Iva Oleta Smith Maltsberger. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of forty-two years, Kenneth L. McDaniel; one brother, Basil Maltsberger.
Mrs. McDaniel was a 1947 graduate of Doak High School in Tusculum, Tn. She always enjoyed office work and began her career at the FBI headquarters in Washington, DC, right after high school. She retired from Sears Roebuck in Johnson City.
She was a member of Central Baptist Church, where she was active in the Esther Sunday school class.
Survivors include: a nephew, Randy Maltsberger, of Knoxville; one niece, Glennis Bassi, of McMinnville, Tn.; two sister-in-laws, Selma Maltsberger and Kathy Keicher; one niece, Kelly Keicher, of Greeneville; several cousins; special cousin, Pat Hankins and his wife, Michelle, of Greeneville; a host of friends, including Patti Sparks Grant, who has been a daughter to both Helen and her husband, Kenny; and a “granddaughter,” Rachele Sparks, of Lexington, Kentucky.
The funeral service for Mrs. Helen Maltsberger McDaniel will be conducted at 1 PM Monday, March 26, 2012, in the Central Baptist Church. Dr. Ron Murray will officiate.
The graveside committal service will follow in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bob Frazier, Harry Harmon, Frank Hutchens, Tom Wilkinson, Bob Peebles and Jim Grant.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 PM Monday prior to the service.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the McDaniel family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the McDaniel family. (423) 282-1521