Helen Christine Blackman McCullen, 100, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at her home. She was born April 2, 1917 to the late Joel Carson Blackman and Bertha Mable (Mae) Barber McCullen. She was also preceded in death by sons, Ralph Edward McCullen, Bobby Ray McCullen, Billy Gene McCullen and Linwood Earl McCullen; brother, Willie W. Blackman, son-in-law, David Lawhon and a grandson, David Lawhon (Davey). Funeral services will be held at Riverside Free Will Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm with the Reverend Dennis Pollock and Reverend Kevin Phillips officiating. Burial will take place immediately following the service in Princeton Cemetery.
She is survived by a son, Carson McCullen of Goldsboro; daughters and son -in-law, Annie Ruth Pearce (Leamon) of Goldsboro and Dorothy Lee Lawhon of Goldsboro; daughters-in-law, Edna Jones and Penny McCullen; 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 18 great great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Casey Funeral Home Chapel.