Helen Helm Gribbins Clements

September 8, 1931 ~ July 17, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Helen Helm Gribbins Clements of Campbellsville, KY, the daughter of the late Troy B. Helm and Anner Lou Bottoms Helm, was born September 8, 1931 in the Merrimac Community of Taylor County, KY, and departed this life on Monday, July 17, 2023 in Campbellsville. She was 91 years of age.

She had professed faith in Christ and had been a member of the former Tallow Creek Methodist Church. She retired after 25 plus years of employment with Fruit of the Loom Co. and was a homemaker. She enjoyed playing bingo with her sisters, crossword puzzles, and looked forward to her roses sent to her by her husband every week.

She had united in marriage to Billy Gribbins and later to Udell Clements, both who have preceded her in death.

She is survived by five children: Maureen Seaborne, Harold Gribbins and wife Debbie, Louise Gribbins, Kim Cox and Tammy Rainwater all of Campbellsville. Nine grandchildren: Jimmy Hunt, Sherry Hunt, Wesley Seaborne, Kathy Jo England, Chad Gribbins, Travis Gribbins, Lauren Gebler, Adam Rainwater, and T.J. Davis.  13 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren.

One brother and one sister: Wanda Benningfield and Kenny Bandy both of Louisville, KY.

Besides her parents and her husbands, she was preceded in death by two sons and one daughter: Arnold Gribbins in infancy, Danny Dale Gribbins and Aileen Hunt, two brothers and four sisters: Walter Helm, Darrell Tedder, Rosie Gribbins, Ethel “Duck” Graham, Kathleen “Kat” White, and Bonnie Hancock, and one infant granddaughter, Courtney Rae Rainwater and three Son-in-law's.

There will be a funeral service for Helen Helm Gribbins Clements on Friday, July 21, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at L.R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel, 1765 New Columbia Rd. Campbellsville, KY with burial to follow in Merrimac Cemetery.

Bro. Roger Bland will officiate.

The family requests visitation on Friday, July 21, 2023, from 11:00 – 1:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville.


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July 21, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
July 21, 2023

1:00 PM
L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Interment following funeral service
July 21, 2023

Merrimac Cemetery
Merrimac Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718


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