Helen M. Flannery, 79, of Connersville, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. She was born in Madison County, Kentucky on December 15, 1942, to the late John Hornsby and Sally Hurt Hornsby.

On August 5, 1959, Helen married John Dee Flannery in Eaton, Ohio. They were able to spend 46 years together before his passing on October 23, 2005.

Helen had a passion for helping other. Her passion lead to a career in health care; were she worked at Caroleton Manor as a certified nursing assistant since 1971. Helen retired from health care in 2011, after 40 years of service.

Helen was a devoted Christian, she loved going to church to fellowship and learn the lord’s word. She was intrigued to read the bible multiple times during her life, it gave her comfort and peace. Helen was a member of Community Gospel Church in Connersville. She was one of the sweetest and most giving woman, a person could encounter.

Helen is survived by several nieces and nephews. Her heart of gold lead her to raising many of them as she would have raised her own children. Like any mother figure, Helen, made a list of loved ones she would call to check on daily, it is one of the families favorite memories about Aunt Helen.

Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by brothers, John Hornsby, and Frank G. Hornsby; sister, Jane Cane and Hazel Mozingo; and an infant brother and sister.

Friends and Family may gather at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W 8th Street Connersville, In 47331, on Monday, August 1, 2022 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 11:00 am with Reverend Bobby Lee officiating.  Burial will follow in Laurel North.