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“To my dear sister, every time I see bling I still think of you and you have never left my heart. I talked to Doreen today on the phone and Glenn...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Lena Tarrants - Carmi, IL

“It will be three yrs tomorrow tomorrow , I know your at a better place now.. Some how my heart doesn't just won't let go... I still hear in the...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Shirley smith - Milwaukee, WI

“It will be three years tomorrow Helen ... You went to Heaven.. They say time heals all wounds... I am still waiting.. My mind knows your at Peace now...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Milwaukee, WI

“It's been 2 years since you went home to Heaven , I miss you every day,you were my best friend I love you more than you will ever know..... Love You...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Milwaukee, WI

“Helen there are note any words that could change that dreadful call I received last year.Every night Jim and I talk about all the things we shared,I...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Milwaukee, WI

“To My Dear Sister Helen . It will be one year tomorrow Nov 13 th since you went to Heaven . There hasn't been a Day that you weren't in my prayers...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Milwaukee, WI

“Aunt Helen, A whole year has passed since you went to your heavenly home, you are missed and someday we will reunite with you. Love, Andy, Jeanie,...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Andy Smith - Nephew

“To my sister, who I loved very much. Little did I know that the weekend in October, when we went shopping and had coffee together before I left on...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Lena Tarrants - Carmi, IL

“Doreen, kevin and glenn, I am so sorry for your loss. She was a very kind lady to people and all living things. She showed kindness to many people...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: tammy durall - greenville, KY

“I came to Know Helen working as a Mine Inspector. She was very kind and I enjoyed talking with her. May God comfort the family during this time of...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Elizabeth Dykes Bush - Louisville, KY

“You were such a wonderful loving person. I didnt know you long, but thought highly of you.. I enjoyed trying to get your goldfish pond going again,...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Kim - Wadesville, IN - friend

“Helen and Dale were friends from the 1990s at Cimarron mine and she was such an involved community volunteer she connected me to many new friends and...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Donna Slaton - Madisonville, KY

“Helen was a very wonderful, loving, caring, unique woman.Though only I got to know her through Oxford Mining she was a great friend. I loved her...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Wendy Spang - Coshocton, OH

“My Dearest and Best friend for over 25 years's so hard for me to believe you are gone ..All I have now is great memories of the good times we...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Lavonda Deason - Central City, KY

“We shared a lot of good times through the years and were planning more--will miss her so much. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Marilyn Kirtley - Greenville, KY

“Helen, For 44 years of my life, you were my neighbor. There are so many memories i cant begin to tell them all. You took me to school. You took...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Kellie - Central City, KY

“Lighting a candle for you Helen. May God keep you in his hands forever and always. Love you, Bob, Denise, Zachary and Gavin ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Denise Smith - Oak Lawn, IL

“Aunt Helen, May you rest in peace with our God in your heavenly home eternally with the Prince of Peace. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Andy, Jeanie, Christian, Andrew and Spencer Smith - IL

“Aunt Helen, it still hasn't sunk in that you are gone. I know you are in Heaven now with Kim and Brandon and you are so very happy. I love you and...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Deann Tarrants - Evansville, IN

“I love you ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Doreen Dennis - Madisonville, KY

“Helen was a wonderful lady and a great friend. She will be missed. God bless and comfort you all. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Dean, Tina, Ethan and Jasmine Rowe - KY

CENTRAL CITY - Helen Bernice Arnold, 68, of Central City, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 9:20PM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mrs. Arnold was born July 25, 1944 in New London, CT. She was an office clerk at Oxford Mining, and was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Madisonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Dale Arnold; daughter Kimberly Dennis; grandson Brandon Shadowen; mother Dorothy Ann Lear; and father Avnal Lear.

Survivors include her sons, Kevin (Clarice) Dennis of Franklin, TN and Glenn Dennis of Central City; daughter Doreen (Mark Cannon) Dennis of Madisonville; step-son Brian Arnold of Granite City, MO; grandchildren Andy Hughes, Shea Hughes, Nick Cannon, Dakota Arnold, and Savannah Arnold; five great-grandchildren; sisters Shirley Smith of Milwaukee, WI and Lena Tarrants of Carmi, IL; brother Robert Lear of Bowling Green; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Jeff French officiating, assisted by Bill Smith. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at