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Helen (Phillips) Riddle

September 14, 1926 ~ March 17, 2021 (age 94)

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Helen Phillips Riddle, 94 of the Hares Creek Community in Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at her residence. 

A native of Graham County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Clara Phillips.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Riddle. 

Helen is survived by her children and their spouses, Fay Ann Waldroup (Arnold), of Robbinsville, NC, Elmo Riddle (Amanda) of Robbinsville, NC, Joann Higdon (Wayne) of Andrews, NC, and Bobby Joe Riddle (Rachel) of Robbinsville, NC, and her brother, Cleo Phillips of Robbinsville, NC.  Her grandchildren are Hope Riddle, Bobby Joe Riddle II, Kristy Miller, Jeremiah Higdon, James Waldroup, Ricky Riddle, Donnie Riddle, and Buddy Joe Riddle.  She has 10 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. 

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Wiggins Cemetery.  Reverend Gary Crisp will officiate.   

Due to the risk of exposure to COVID 19, face coverings and social distancing are required for those attending the graveside service. 

Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Riddle family.  An online register is available at www.townson-smithfuneralhome.com. 

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Graveside Service
March 20, 2021

11:00 AM
Wiggins Cemetery
Old Tallulah Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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