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Alice Roberta Helms, age 83, of Newark, DE, formerly of Atlantic City, NJ, passed away on Saturday December 17, 2016 at Brandywine Nursing Home.

Alice graduated from Atlantic City High School, while in high school she was a "Majorette" as a baton twirler and drumline. She attended Goldey-Beacom College.

Alice worked as a receptionist at St. Francis Hospital and Governor Bacon Health Center.

She was predeceased by her husband Walter Helms, Jr., her son Walter S. Helms III, daughter Patty Helms.

Alice is survived by her five daughters, Kathy Fleeman (Jack), Alice Simpson (Dave), Penny Hahn (Buddy), Cindy Helms, and Sandra DiOrrio; her brother Melvin Howe and sister Sonja Anderson; her 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and her beloved dog Sally.

A Visitation will be held on Thursday December 22nd, 2016 at 11:30 am at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark DE 19702. The Funeral Service will begin at 12:30 at the funeral home. Burial service will take place on Thursday December 29, 2016 at 1 PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701.