Helen Grace Riffe, 98 from Willard went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Hospice Care Center in Ashland. Helen was born March 1, 1921 in Willard, KY a daughter of the late Burrell and Edna Walker Robinson. She was a member of the Willard Missionary Baptist Church, retired after 29 years as a Registered Nurse from the Carter Co. Health Department and a Kentucky Colonel. She was preceded in death by her husband Haskell Riffe; six brothers, Charles, Buell, Dave, Jimmy, Ernest and Harry Green Robinson; three sisters, Gladys Gollihue, Blanche and Clara Kozee; three step sons, Charles Riffe, Jack Riffe and Gould Riffe; one step daughter, Joyce Lockwood. Helen is survived by two daughters; Sharon (Bob Flaugher) Collins of Grayson and Karen (Bob) Buckler of Willard; two grandchildren, Jessica Collins Parsons and Christopher Collins; three great-grandchildren, Emmie Parsons, Gavin Parsons and Jackson Collins.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 9th, 1:00 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home with George Steele, minister. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call Friday, March 8th, 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.