In Memoriam : Helen Wayman

Helen Wayman Helen Mae Wayman - age: 81
(November 07, 1936 to June 29, 2018 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

1:00 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, Illinois 62812

Block: BB

Helen Mae Wayman, age 81, of Benton; passed away at 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at the Stonebridge Nursing and Rehab Center of Benton.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Delmar Stockwell and Greg Willert officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Leffler Funeral Home.

Helen was born on November 7, 1936, in Benton, IL, the daughter of Jesse Rusher and Loretta (Lampley) Rusher. She married Jack Lee Wayman, and he preceded her in death.

Mrs. Wayman’s employment was as a self-employed housekeeper. Also, she and her late husband Jack formerly owned and operated the Dairy Cup in Christopher.

She was a member of the Undenominational Church where she enjoyed singing hymns.

Helen liked doing yardwork, loved to help people, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Helen is survived by her two sons: Garry Wayman and wife Becky of Benton, Gordon Wayman and wife Charlotte of Springfield, IL; five grandchildren: Amanda, Matthew, Jay, Carrie, and Aaron; six great-grandchildren; a brother Don Rusher and wife Wanda of Mineral Wells, TX; a brother-in-law Warren Fanta of LaGrange, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Wayman was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters: Jane Fanta and Mary Adams; a brother Jack Rusher; and a grandson Shawn Wayman.

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Charlotte Wayman - July 3, 2018Contact this person Contact this person
Helen was the best cook and no one made a better meatloaf or rolls. Everyone said the food was Larpin. She had the cleanest home and everything was spotless. She had a wonderful humor and lots of giggles. She was our daughter’s best friend and best grandma ever. They played lots of fun games together like tag and hide and go seek. Helen was a definitely religious woman who read the Bible through number of times.