Humane Society of Missouri,
Attn: Tribute Fund,
1201 Macklind Avenue,
St. Louis, MO 63110
Helen Louise DeClue, 82 years, (formerly of DeSoto) entered into Gods care on September 16, 2013 at NHC Nursing Care Center, Desloge, MO. Helen was a CNA for Festus Manor Nursing Center. She enjoyed working puzzles, watching westerns and reading her Bible. She loved her dogs, Buddy & Jewel. She was a member of the Rose of Sharon Church. Born April 12, 1931 in Venice, Illinois; she was the daughter of the late Guthrey and Vada (Wilburn) Stewart.
Survived by her family which includes her husband, Earl F. DeClue of Festus; seven sons: Ernie (Jean) DeClue of Park Hills, Clovis DeClue of Monnett, MO, Ralph DeClue of Oklahoma, Larry (Linda) DeClue of DeSoto, Edwin (Kendra) DeClue of Florida, Kenneth DeClue of Poplar Bluff, MO, and Stephen DeClue of Springfield, MO; one daughter, Deborah (Rich) Senter of DeSoto; one sister, Wanda Wilson of DeSoto; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and adoptive parents, Richard and Marj (Lucas) Wilburn.
Rev. Carl McKalip will officiate the funeral service.