February 13, 1955 ~ February 27, 2014
Martha Leanne Helton, 59, passed away Feb. 27, 2014. She is survived by her father, Don Helton; siblings, Patsy O'Dell, of Zurich, Kans., Raymond (Karen) Helton, of Pueblo, Eddie (Cathy) Helton, Carol (Bernie) Cantin, Aaron (Tina) Emerson, of Pueblo West; 12 nieces and nephews; 17 great-nieces and nephews; numerous cousins; and many friends. Preceded in death by her mother, Patricia L. Helton; grandparents, Lloyd and Carol Troutt, Evelyn Troutt Berry, Edwin and Hettie Helton; and brothers-in-law, Gary Stover and Tim Odell. Martha graduated from Central High School in 1973, received a nursing degree from NWTH, Amarillo, Tex. in 1979, and a BSN degree from West Texas A&M, Canyon, Tex. in 1996. She worked at St. Mary Corwin Hospital, was a school nurse in Granado, Ariz., and also worked for D.O.C. Martha enjoyed doing crafts, spending time with family and friends and attending family reunions. She was a member of Lake Ave. Baptist Church and Kwik Knits Machine Knitting Club. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association through the funeral home office. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.