Hellen G. Kramer

Born: Wed., May 24, 1944
Died: Wed., Nov. 24, 2010


Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Sat., Nov. 27, 2010


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Hellen G. Kramer, age 66, long-time resident of Crestview, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday afternoon, November 24, 2010.
Hellen was a retired correction officer with Okaloosa Correctional Institute.
She is preceded in death by her mother,, Daisy Josey, her step father, Willard Josey, and a brother, Edward McGrath.
She is survived by two sons, Mark Joseph Kramer, of Ocala, FL, and Glen Robert Kramer (wife, Sherri) of Mount Pleasant, SC; her brother, Robert McGrath, of Tallahassee; her sister, Lorene Whitfield (husband, Jerry) also of Tallahassee; three step brothers, Ray Josey and Glen Josey, both of Anchorage, AK, and R. D. Josey of Baker, FL; a step-sister, Gwen Boilie of Tacoma, WA; two grandsons, Shawn and Noah Kramer of Mount Pleasant, SC; a niece, Lisa Yarborough (husband, Brooks), of Tallahassee; two nephews, Timothy and Edward McGrath; and numerous other loving relatives and friends.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Hellen’s life to be held at 3 PM on Saturday, November 27, 2010, at Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the National Children's Cancer Society in memory of Hellen G. Kramer.

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libby aydlette
   Posted Thu November 25, 2010
Helen was such a special lady. She was always a true friend and the go to person in hard times.We had a lot of special times together, especially around the holidays. When she decided to remodel her mobile home here in No. Chas. I told her she was crazy, but that didn''t stop her. I helped her and we really had some VERY FUNNY MOMENTS. The finished job looked just as great as if a contractor had done it. I loved you Helen and will always remember you.

Betty Rabon Benka, George & Marie Gomes of North Charleston, SC
   Posted Thu November 25, 2010
We love you Helen and will never forget our wonderful times together.

Peggy Thomas Wood
   Posted Fri November 26, 2010
Helen used to be my next door neighbor in Ladson, SC. and I babysat the boys when they were little. She was a great lady and always took time to talk to me and guide me through things that teenagers go through. I will always remember her kindness and smile. She always made time for me. She was a very good mother and loved her boys. She is now a angel watching over us. God Bless the family and those close to her she will never be forgotten. I love you Helen and I will always remember you.

Sherry Shader of Summerville, S.C.
   Posted Fri November 26, 2010
I met Hellen through Ron and Glen. I got to know the very very special lady over the past couple years. She was a fantastic woman in all ways. She raised two of the most wonderful sons I could have ever met and say I'm very fortunate to know them. We had a lot of fun when me and Ron was with her this summer. The memories will always be with me. We kidded Ron a lot and she told me lots of stories about her family. She had lots of stories about Mark and Glen and im glad she shared them with me. She will always be in my heart and I will think about her often

Deborah L. Denison
   Posted Fri November 26, 2010
My sincere sympathy during this sad time. May God and your memories of Helen bring you comfort.

Maxine Wenzinger
   Posted Fri November 26, 2010
I am so sorry for your lost. I know the special times that you shared with Hellen will bring comfort in the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Russell Eugene Mangrum
   Posted Fri November 26, 2010
Hellen was such a great human being and I will miss her dearly! She was there for me as a teenager when my mother died in a tragic accident and I had no place to live. She gave me safe harbor in a home filled with love and kindness. Always quick to flash that electrifying smile and ready to share her wisdom and give good advice in matters large and small. She had such a calm and relaxed demeanor that is a great example for all of us in this crazy world. I will never forget her for all of the days of my life! I AM SO PROUD FOR HER TO HAVE CALLED ME 'SON'.

Robert Mcgrath
   Posted Sat November 27, 2010
Hellen,
I will always miss your unconditional love.
Your Loving Brother ,
Bobby

Mary robinson
   Posted Sat November 27, 2010
Mark Glen, and family "I am so sorry for your loss of your mother”
Please accept my condolences. You will be in my thoughts and my prayers
as you go through this challenging time. I don''''t quite have the words that I
wish I could write to comfort you, but I know you will understand. Please
know that I am sorry for your loss. My sympathy is with you as you grieve.
Expect me to be by your side day by days. I will be praying for you and your
Family “Hellen was such wonderful loving person you will be missing”.
Love Mary & Cody


Jamie and Beth Khan
   Posted Sat November 27, 2010
Mark and Glen:

I am truly sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a nice and gentle person. Having just lost my father, I know what you are going through. You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love the Khan family.

gene&brenda harris
   Posted Sat November 27, 2010
mark,glen.and lorrine and all of hellens famliy,
please know that our thoughts and prayers r with u today as you say good by to your mom,grandmother sister and friend hellen was a very speicial person (chubs) as we knew her as was such a kind and careing person gene has fond memories of growing up with her as his cousin she fought a good battle with her disese and now she is in heaven soring with the angles god bless you all and rember the good times with hellen those memoires will help you all get through the days ahead.

Mark & Kwi Ye Pittman and Family
   Posted Sat November 27, 2010
We will miss Hellen. She always had a postive outlook on life and was a very good neighbor. She help us on many occasions look after grandmother. We would always wonder how they could commuuincate with each other being only one could only speak Korean. I was always amazed on how hard she worked in her yard, she did twice the work I did. We will always remember her as the happy friendly christian lady who treated everyone fairly. We have such a limited time on earth until we are called home. There is no pain only happense to where shes gone. God Bless those she left behind. Peace

Glen and Elaine Josey
   Posted Tue November 30, 2010
Mark, Glen and Lorrine We are sorry for your loss and we will miss Helen however she has gone to a better place where she will not suffer anymore. We enjoyed our time with Helen as she began to finally enjoy her life our time in California will never be forgotten. Helen was a special person as she was a very giving person always ready to lend a hand and even put her life on hold to take care of others. We know she has a special place in heaven.