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Helen Marie Creasman, age 71, of Natalie Lane, Erwin, died Friday morning, Feb. 11, 2011, at her home.
Mrs. Creasman was born April 3, 1939, in Asheville, N.C. She was the daughter of the late James P. and Ida Mae Melton McElrath.
Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Miller of Gainesville, Ga.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Faye and Harold Chrisman of Jonesborough and Mildred Massey, of Asheville, N.C.; one brother, Robert McElrath of Erwin; and several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Tresa Yates of Erwin.
Graveside services were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Garland Cemetery with the Rev. Earl Shelton officiating.
Active pallbearers were Harold Chrisman, Jody Chrisman, John Chrisman, Randy McElrath, Jerry Dockery, Jamie Turpin and Jonathan Miller.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home was in charge.

Ronda Sue Crum, age 44, of Flag Pond, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 at her home.
A native of Sandusky, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Jemer Crum and daughter of Glenna Shelton Crum. She was a homemaker and attended the Church of God in Erwin.
In addition to her mother, survivors include two sons, Ronnie Rice, Mars Hill, N.C., and Corey Silvers, Colonial Heights community of Kingsport; five brothers, J.C. Shelton and wife Christine,Flag Pond, Rick Crum and wife Linda, Flag Pond, Terry Crum and wife Elizabeth, Flag Pond, Lynn Crum, Erwin, and Jimmy Farley and wife Wanda, Erwin; two sisters, Vicky Rice and husband Lester, Flag Pond, and Audrey Crum, Mars Hill, N.C.; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb.10, at the Valley Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Craig Shelton and John Wallen officiated. Interment was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at Claude Hensley Cemetery.
Valley Funeral Home was in charge.