June 26, 1936 - January 27, 2018

Peggy Parrish Helms, 81 passed away on Saturday January 27, 2018 at her home in Wauchula. She was born on June 26, 1936 in Bowling Green, Fla. and was a lifelong resident of Hardee. Peggy was a librarian at Wauchula Elementary School and member of First Baptist Church of Wauchula. She was a loving wife and mother and will be dearly missed.

She is proceeded in death by her parents Elmer G. and Belle Parrish; sisters Velva Deters and Fayetta Bryan.

Peggy is survived by her husband of 63 years George Helms of Wauchula, Daughter Linda (Danny) Varnadore of Homestead; son David (Sabina) Helms of Wauchula, Grandchildren Kasey (Steve) Bockoski of Tampa; Chase Varnadore of Homestead, Sister in law Betty C. Crews of FrostProof, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Tuesday January 30, 2018 at 11am at the chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Paynes Creek Cemetery with Marcus Shackelford and Pastor Joe Butler officiating.

Online condolences can be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com

Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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Wauchula, Florida 33873