of Lexa, AR
December 17, 1946 - May 6, 2021
Gregory "Sonny" Helton, born December 17, 1946 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021. He was married to Rosa "Neacy" Helton and was of the Pentacostal faith. Mr. Sonny is survived by his wife, Neacy; two daughters, Michelle Whited (Mark) of Florence, KY and Kim Foster (Chris) of Maumelle, AR; eight grandchildren, Allen Aunspaugh (Brittany), Ryan Whited (Jess), Tamara Mott, Peyton Stanton (Mason), Emma Gastineau, Finn Foster, Emerson Foster, Aiden Foster; five great grandchildren, Karley Mott, Lillie Aunspaugh, Audrey Nixon, Layla Aunspaugh, Cam'ren Strain and Emma Phillips; one sister, Joyce Smith of Sulfer Rock, AR; two brothers, Clarence Virgil "Butch" Helton (Evelyn) of Goodletsville, TN, and Gerald Boyce "Bobby" Helton (Helen) of Gary IN. He is preceded in death by his parents; Lloyd and Lillie Helton; three brothers, Alvin Wayne Helton, Delmer "Doc" Helton, and Elmer Helton; three sisters; Nacy Hammonds, Betty Hammonds, and Bille Whaley. A graveside service for Gregory "Sonny" Helton will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Sunset Memorial Park. Brother Ryan Whited will officiate. Pallbearers are Ryan Whited, Allen Aunspaugh, Chris Foster, Mark Whited, James "Doodlebug" Smith and Jerry Whaley. Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.
My mother, Patsy Dillinger Henerd asked me to tell you that she is so sorry to hear of Sonny’s passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
To Neacy and the rest of the family: Due to my own illness I haven't been on line for quite a few days. No one thought to call us so we just now learned about Sonny. Jim and I are so very sorry to hear it. Please know you all will remain in our prayers. We love all of you.
Michelle and Mark,We are very sorry for your loss.We are praying for your father and family.Our deepest sympathy.Lisa and Pat Freeman
So sorry to hear about Mr Sonny, praying for you an your family.
Michelle and Mark,So sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time.Brent & Terri Beerens
We are so sorry about the passing of Sonny. He was a precious, sweet, kind God loving man. He was loved by many and had a powerful fun loving presence when around. He will be painfully missed. Prayers for all of his precious Family. May God give them strength, peace and comfort during this difficult time. ❤️🙏😢
Neacy and family, Sonny will be missed greatly by all of us, but we can rejoice with him that he is no longer suffering. Our prayers for healing were answered, just in a way we didn't anticipate. We will continue to pray for you as you go through this difficult time. God will be with you. Nita and Leslie
So sorry to hear about Sonny passing Sonny and I are praying for Neacy and the girls. Our hearts is broken. ❣️❣️❣️
The one thing I remember most about Sonny was his avid support of the Barton football team. I don't believe anyone else cheered on the Barton Bears like Sonny did. Really gonna miss him. Prayers for the family.
I sure am going to miss Sonny calling and checking on KennethHe was a dear friend who always brought a smile on my face. Neacy, Michelle and Kim yall and the family are in my prayers. I can just see Sonny up on heaven just loving and laughing with his family up there and he gets to meet Jesus rejoicing with him. We love yall
How blessed we are to have known Sonny and call him "friend." May God strengthen and comfort you all.
Peyton I’m so sad for the loss of your grandpa I hope God will place his arms of protection around you and the rest of your entire family and I will keep you all in my prayers take care
Praying for you all love you all
Fly High SonnyWe will always look up to you. You were truly a great friend. You will be greatly missed but never forgotten. And our love and prayers to Neacy and Family. Our deepest sympathy Ricky Betty, Jacob, AJ, Sam Pitts
Prayers for you all. Love Sonny and all of you My heart hurts for you all. Neacy and the girls . We will see him again one day soon. RIP COUSIN
Sonny, you are a great brother and friend, & brother in law to Evelene. We love you more than words can tell, & pray that we see you in glory one day!!! Until then!!!
Love this sweet family! Sending prayers for strength and comfort
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for family❤️
May God wrap his arms around each one, so saddened , my heart breaks. He was a great inspiration to others for his love of God. With Love and prayer.
Neacy and family, our hearts are saddened with Sonny's death. I am so glad we were able to keep in touch, especially these past few years. He was a happy, specifically man. If you ever need any thing, let me know.
So sorry for yalls lose i know how tough it is,I love yall and I will see you Tuesday Love you always and I will see you again Evelyn and David rushing
Heavy I’m so sorry to read about Sonny. Prayers for you and family.