Helen P. Best

September 28, 2015

Helen P. Best 56, of Frankfort, IN, died at 1:32 a.m. September 28, 2015 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette, IN.  Born January 9, 1959 in Tipton, IN to the late Ozzie & Jennie (Tuttle) Lee.  Helen was raised in Atlanta, Indiana before moving to Frankfort in 1976. She attended Hamilton Heights School. Helen was a cashier at  Good to Go, formerly Akards, for 13 years.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 2nd at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society.

Survived by:

3 Sons: Travis Best of Lafayette, Trinity (Monica) Best of Kennesaw, GA, Tyler Best of Lafayette, 4 Brothers: Ron (Susan) Lee of Frankfort, Roy (Dot) Lee of Hillisburg, Bobby (Collette) Lee of Atlanta, Richard (Kathy) Lee of Elwood and Granddaughter: McCartney Best of Kennesaw, GA.

Preceded by:

by 2 sisters and a brother.


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30 Condolences for “Helen P. Best”

  1. Shirley Mikesell September 28, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    To Helen’s family,
    I was so sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. I only knew her through talking to her at the drive through at “Good To Go.” Such a pleasant women; always a smile on her face. I noticed she hadn’t been there for the past few weeks and she was on my mind often. May the Lord give you comfort in the days to come.

  2. Christine Chapman and Family September 28, 2015 at 3:48 pm

    To everyone that Helen has touched with her life, my family and I are so sorry for your loss.

  3. Marty Frye September 28, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss, Helen was a good friend that I have known for 30+ years. She always had a smile and her wonderful laugh mad me smile with her. May she rest in peace and my thoughts and prayers are with you three boys and family.

  4. Brandy McCoy September 28, 2015 at 5:06 pm

    I was very saddened to hear of Helen’s passing. She had such a wonderful spirit and an infectious smile..I worked with her at Akard’s. And my brother and I attended school with Travis as well. From our family to yours…truly sorry for your loss.

  5. Julie Knight September 28, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    Dave and I would like to say that we are so sorry about your loss. She definitely knew how loved she was. I had just become her friend on Facebook, and was looking forward to our new friendship. I wish things were different for your family. Praying for you!

  6. Judy Davis September 28, 2015 at 5:33 pm

    Susan And Ron, so sorry for your loss, if I can do anything please let me know, sending hugs. Your friend, Judy Davis

  7. Lacy September 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. She was a great woman. She will be miss by all.

  8. Pam Brown September 28, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    Boys-I’m so sorry for your loss. Helen has been my friend for over 36 years, and I’ll miss her deeply. The world has lost such a wonderful lady. My children (Michael, Joshua, Amanda & my grandchildren), will miss her deeply. We are so sorry for your loss.

  9. Jerah September 28, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    You will be missed. Fly high with the angels. …enjoyed your smiling face.

  10. Vicki Padron September 28, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Helen was such a sweet person always with a smile. She will be missed. Praying comfort and strength for all who loved her.

  11. Ray & Charlene (Abston) Taylor September 28, 2015 at 6:47 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know that your Mom loved you boys very much and I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom would smile even when her life was hard. Praying for you and your families. Take care. Your cousin Charlene.

  12. Kris Shepherd September 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    My sympathy and condolences to Helen’s family. I will keep my memories of Helen close to my heart. I have only known her for a few short years, but she was definitely one of the nicest people I have ever met … even before working with her, she was always pleasant, and more importantly, she was real. I am a better person just by having known her. She will be missed. Again, my condolences to her family.

  13. Glenda & Brad Skaggs September 28, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    Sorry for the loss of your mother. Just wanted to let you know, if there’s anything we can do, just give us a call.

  14. Cindy Ford and family September 28, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Helen was a wonderful person to work with and be friends with. I loved her smile and personality. She touched my families heart in many ways. She was there when my father was very ill and passed. Miss you much Helen.

  15. Tasha September 28, 2015 at 8:34 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I only knew her from Akards. However, she always had a smile and always asked how I was doing. Meant a lot.

  16. Carol Musante September 28, 2015 at 10:29 pm

    I am shocked and saddened to hear of this loss. Helen lived next to us for years. I am so sorry for the family’s loss and will keep them in my prayers.

  17. Margie Morgan September 28, 2015 at 10:38 pm

    I was so saddened to hear of you passing. You were a great lady and an awesome coworker. I had the pleasure of working with you at Akards for a couple of years. You were patient, kind and just a pleasure to be around. My heart and prayers go out to the family and friends. Rest in peace Helen. Our Lord has another angel.

  18. Cindy and Dave Pitcock September 28, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to this family. Helen will be greatly missed from our family who always looked forward to her laughter and teasing as we went through the drive through window at Good To Go. Will always miss her smile. My heart breaks.

  19. Veronica Boatman September 29, 2015 at 6:17 am

    Travis- thinking of you, sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family.
    Veronica & Destinee

  20. Melanie Byers September 29, 2015 at 8:43 am

    To Helen’s family, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I have only known Helen through Akards, but for many years. She was always a cheerful face on many days when I needed a smile. I hope you feel God’s peace in your heart even as you grieve for her.

  21. Lynn Long September 29, 2015 at 9:05 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Helen was the greatest person. I enjoyed working with her, we always had our little fun moments. She will be greatly missed, prayers for the family.

  22. Jo Myers September 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    So sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. She will be missed. Beaver will sure miss her at Good to Go! Beaver and Jo Myers

  23. Connie Skaggs September 30, 2015 at 4:35 am

    Ron and boys, I am very sorry for your loss.

  24. Misty Frye-Brock October 1, 2015 at 12:02 am

    I first met Helen when I was a younger..30+ years and she has always had that intoxicating smile,made you smile no matter how you were feeling..She is going to be missed by many!!! My deepest sympathy to her boys and her family..May God guide you on the road to recovery!!! You all are in my prayers..Now Helen you go fly high with angels !!!!!

  25. Patrick Beard October 1, 2015 at 10:51 am

    I can not think back on my childhood without thinking of Helen. I was friends with her son Tyler, and she treated me and the rest of her boy’s friends as if they were her own. Our loss is heavens gain. She will be missed.

  26. Shane Ewing and family October 1, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    Sorry to hear about your loss. May God be with you and your family.

  27. Warren and Venetta Bridges October 1, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Trinity, we are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. May God comfort you and your family during this time of bereavement. The Bridges

  28. Willette Ingraham October 1, 2015 at 8:35 pm

    We are so sad to hear of your Mom’s passing. We pray that God will comfort your family. You all remain in our prayers.
    Brent, Willette, Bretia and Brentton Ingraham

  29. Sandra Anderson October 3, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    I am so sorry about your loss. I thought a lot about your mother. She was a great lady. She and I would sit together at the old Armory and watch our children while our husbands played basketball like they thought they were young athletes. We use to have lots of laughs and giggles.

  30. Beverly & Richard Hyde October 11, 2015 at 10:31 pm

    God be with you always and give your family and friends peace in knowing you are with the Lord. From your ex-sister in law.

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