Helen Louise Beeman Maxwell, 86, of McMechen, passed away Tuesday, February 19. 2019, at the Arbors at Gallipolis, Ohio.
Born July 27, 1932, in McMechem, WV, Helen was the daughter of the late Jess and Alma Beeman. On August 12, 1949, she married the love of her life, Paul D. Maxwell, who preceded her in death on May 7, 2009.
Helen was an amazing mother and homemaker, whose life was truly devoted to taking care of her family.
Helen is survived by her sons, Paul David (Kathy) Maxwell Jr. of Proctorville, OH and David Paul (Theresa) Maxwell Sr. of Buckhannon, WV; son-in-law, Joseph O’Brien of Bellview, OH; a brother, Robert L. (Wilma) Beeman of Manchester, KY; grandchildren, Joey, Jason and Justin O’Brien of Bellview, OH, Paula D’Louise Maxwell of Proctorville, OH, Stephanie Payne of Gallipolis, Paul David Maxwell of Proctorville. OH, David Paul (Tia) Maxwell Jr. of Morgantown, WV, and Sydney Jane Maxwell of Buckhannon, WV; great-grandchildren, Chloe Dawn Payne of Gallipolis, OH, and Annabella Maxwell Grubbs of Gallipolis, OH; brothers-in-law, Glenn (Cathy) Maxwell of Bellaire, OH, William (Naomi) Maxwell of Jones Creek, TX.
Also surviving are numerous wonderful nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Helen was preceded in death by her loving daughters, Deborah O’Brien and Patricia Sue Maxwell; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty (Flanick) Berardi, Alma (Junior) Braden, Delores (Ed) Streski; a brother, Jess L. Beeman; brothers-in-law, Arthur Maxwell, Robert Maxwell and sister-in-law, Ruth Abrigg. And special friends Lawrence and Mary Ann Lynch.
Funeral services will be at 12 noon Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, Burial will follow in McMechen Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8 p.m., and on Saturday one hour prior to the services.
Condolences may be left to the family at wwwaltmeyerfuneralhomes. com.