Obituary of Karen Helmick
Karen E. Helmick,
71, of Terra Alta, died Sunday November 29, 2020 at Pine Ridge Nursing Home in Kingwood.
The daughter of the late Harland D. and Nellie Alletha Stahl Spahr, she was born July 7, 1949 in Kingwood.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She absolutely adored her grandchildren.
Karen cooked for many years at the Owls Club.
She is survived by two sons, Kevin (Carla) Fike and Kenny Fike, all of Terra Alta; two daughters, Krista (Mathew) Nazelrod of Terra Alta and Brittany Helmick of Grafton; one brother, Robert Spahr of Martinsburg; five grandchildren, Kurtis, Kyle and Kelvin Fike, Kendra and Lukas Nazelrod; seven great grandchildren, Korah, Kevin, Brycen, Wyatt, Drew, Kali and Meredith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Spahr and her husband Willard Joe Helmick on November 25, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a private family service. The family realizes Karen was known by many and look forward to reading the condolences left at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com
Interment will follow in the Terra Alta Cemetery.