Hellen Wilburn, age 79, of Meadville, formerly of Laclede, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at her daughter’s home.

Hellen Wilburn, age 79, of Meadville, formerly of Laclede, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at her daughter’s home.

A funeral service will be Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield. Burial will be in Laclede Ceme- tery in Laclede. The family will receive friends Sat- urday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Memorials to McLarney Manor Activities Fund may be left at or mailed to Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.

Hellen Lucille, daughter of Ernest and Effie Eliza- beth (Lund) Brandon, was born October 31, 1937 in Albia, Iowa. On October 13, 1958, she married Howard Lee Wilburn who preceded her in death on June 3, 1993.

Hellen had worked at Midwest Glove Factory in Chillicothe and Brown Shoe Factory in Brookfield. She and her husband also owned and operated Wilburn’s Hilltop Package, which was a service sta- tion and a produce and flower shop, near Laclede. Hellen also sold LB Price for several years.

Survivors include six children, Gladys Dixon and husband, Lloyd, Bobby Wilburn and wife, Trish all of Meadville, Kathy Underwood and husband, Tom of Chillicothe, Dixie Sharp and Diane Hamilton both of Brookfield, and Don Wilburn and wife, Marlene of Polo; 26 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Laura Still and husband, Fred of Louisiana, and Mary Wages of Gainesville; one sister- in-law, Elizabeth Brandon of the State of Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; one daughter, Patricia McCrary; three sons, Ronnie Walton, Billy Wilburn, and John William Wilburn; six brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.