Helen Elizabeth Cortner

North Carolina

Helen Elizabeth Cortner, 89, of Statesville, NC, formerly of Columbus, died August 21, 2015, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday August 26, 2015, in Saint Paul Lutheran Church-Clifty with Pastor Doug Bauman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the service time at the church.

A full obituary will appear in the Tuesday edition of The Republic.

Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.