May 18, 1969 - May 3, 2019
HENRY COUNTY: Michael Helms, 49, of 537 Heathmoor Drive, died Friday, May 3 at his residence. The family greeted friends from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 10, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray. Memorial services followed at 3:00 p.m, in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Randy Darnell officiated.
Michael was born May 18, 1969, in Kennesaw and had lived in the middle Georgia area most of his life. He was the son the late Keith Allison Helms and Linda Helms. Michael was a truck driver for B & J Trucking and a former member of GracePointe Church. He passionately loved his family and furbabies, and he was known to viciously defend his Reese’s cup with a cold glass of milk. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Olene Helms and his sister, Michelle Kimberly Helms.
Michael is survived by his soulmate of the past sixteen years, Amy; sons, Josh Godwin, Justin Godwin, Jacob Godwin, and Jonah Godwin; granddaughter, Gatlynn Mary Godwin; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mitchell and Wendi Helms and Christopher and Melissa; several aunts and uncles, including his amazing caregiver, Kathy Davis; and by his cousins.
The family may be contacted at the residence of Mitchell and Wendi Helms at 109 Pinyon Place in Gray.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at www.cff.org.
Please visit the online memorial at www.graymemorialchapel.com.
Gray Memorial Chapel and Crematory was honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Michael Helms.