Hallie Jean Helton UnseldOctober 17, 1942 ~ June 16, 2017 (age 74)
Hallie Jean Helton Unseld, 74 years old from Bardstown, Kentucky, passed from this earth and went to her heavenly father Friday, June 16, 2017. She was born October 17, 1942, Hallie graduated from Bardstown High School and attended Bryant & Stratton College where she earned a business degree. In 1962 she married the love of her life Robert “Bobby” Unseld. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She worked most of her life as secretary at Bardstown Baptist Church. Hallie Loved Jesus and adored her family and friends. She was very spiritual and was passionate about sharing her faith with others. She became a member of St. Joseph Church on April 4, 2015. Hallie was a beautiful person who enjoyed teaching Sunday school, Vacation Bible School, and Awana. She was funny and fun loving and enjoyed quilting, writing stories and poetry, genealogy, nature walks, and working in her rock garden.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Jefferson “Red” and Mary Wakefield Helton; one brother, Joy Ray Helton; one sister, Nancy Helton Wayne.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Robert “Bobby” Unseld; her three children, Tamme Hawkins (Tony); Renee Unseld (John) and Robby Unseld (Gwen); two sisters, Brenda Stalling (Bill) and Mary Lou Durbin (Mark); one brother, Wally Helton (Shirley); fourteen grandchildren, Brittany, Rob Lee, Blake, Shelby, Ryan, Hallie, Ethan, Jonathan, Nathan, Stephen, Aaron, Matthew, Zachary, and Craig; four great grandchildren, Clayton, Roman, Harper, and Lyndsey.
The funeral service will be 11:00 am Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Rev. Terry Bradshaw will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Monday, June 19, 2017 and 9 to 10:15 am Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Barlow Funeral Home.
The Unseld family would like to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us during this time with a special thanks to the nurses and caregivers from Hospice and VNA.
Memorial contribution may go to Hospice of Nelson County or Masses.