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Helen Louise Barclay
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Obituary for Helen Louise Barclay


Evansville, IN. – Helen Louise Barclay, 92, of Evansville, Indiana passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.
Helen was born in Dickeyville, Indiana on March 28, 1925 to the late Jesse and Gertrude (Reaser) Sims.
She graduated from Folsomville High School in 1942. Helen was a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Terrace Park and 5-Point General Baptist Church. Helen and her husband of 75 years, Galen loved to travel and see new places.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Galen “Tom” Barclay; brothers, Murel Sims, Lewis Sims, John Sims, Lloyd Sims; sister, Ruby Barnett.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Judy McGavic and her husband, Ron of Newburgh, IN; grandson, Dr. Michael D. McGavic and his wife Trisha of Huntington Beach, CA; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 P.M. Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, Indiana. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville, Indiana.
Visitation will be 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the funeral home and from 12 P.M. until the time of service on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to 5-Point General Baptist Church in Boonville, Indiana.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Koehler Funeral Home - Boonville Chapel

304 East Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601





2:00 PM
Koehler Funeral Home - Boonville Chapel

304 East Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601

Cemetery Details


Maple Grove Cemetery

Boonville, Indiana 47601
Boonville, Indiana 47601


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