Graveside service for Sara Ann Stone Helton, age 88, of Petersburg, TN will be held at 2:30 pm
on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Medium Cemetery with Bro. Jim Mickells officiating. Mrs.
Helton passed away January 18, 2023, at the home of her daughter in Fayetteville, TN.
Mrs. Helton was born January 4, 1935, to the late Avon and Nola Adams Stone in the Delina
community of Marshall County, TN. She was a member of Hickory Heights Church of Christ in
Lewisburg. Sara was a graduate of St Thomas Hospital School of Nursing and worked the
majority of her career as a Registered Nurse at Lincoln Medical Center. Sara was a wonderful
and caring nurse and was well thought of by her patients and coworkers. She would say.
however, that her greatest achievement was raising her children. Sara was dedicated to her
family and was a devoted wife, mother, and sister.
Survivors include her children, Lisa Helton of Fayetteville, and Tommy Helton of Petersburg;
sister, Glennara Haislip of Fayetteville; brothers, Norman (Alpha) Stone of Ogden, UT, and David
(Stacy) Stone of Ooltewah, TN; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Sara
was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Helton, Jr.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Sara Ann Stone Helton.