Obituary for Helen Drummond, 99

November 30,1921 To August 19,2021,

9-10 AM, Monday, August 23, 2021 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow. Facemasks are required for the visitation and service.

Funeral Services
10 AM, Monday, August 23, 2021 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow.

Washington Cemetery - Glasgow

Glasgow United Methodist Church or Glasgow Gardens

Long time Glasgow resident, Helen Drummond, 99, passed away August 19, 2021 at Glasgow Gardens, just a few months shy of her 100th birthday. Helen Elizabeth Drummond was born November 30, 1921 in Boonesboro, MO, a daughter to Henry Wesley and Stella (Crowley) Wyatt. She attended Glasgow High School and later earned her GED. On August 30, 1941, Helen married Ted Drummond in Boonville, MO. Together they enjoyed over 37 years of marriage until his Ted’s death on May 27, 1979. Helen worked at Keller Memorial Hospital as a Medicare billing specialist for 20 years. She also worked as a library assistant at Central Methodist University for a number of years. Helen was a dedicated housewife and mother who also tended to the daily work on the farm. She loved gardening, sewing and birdwatching. Helen was a devout Methodist. She was active in United Methodist Women, she volunteered as a UMC advocate and also taught Sunday school. Survivors include her four children, Shirley Shanks of Springfield, MO, Teddie Freese of Sand Springs, OK, George Drummond of Virginia Beach, VA and Jackie (Leroy) Wilkerson of Stover, MO; 15 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren, along with a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, Helen was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lucinda Freese, two sisters, Carol Deppeler and Bennie Turner, and two brothers, Fleet Wyatt and Floyd Wyatt. A funeral service honoring Helen’s life with be 10 AM, Monday, August 23, 2021 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow, with Rev. Karen Alden officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Washington Cemetery in Glasgow. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Glasgow United Methodist Church or Glasgow Gardens, in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 112 Market St., Glasgow, MO 65254.