Helen M. Heath, 86, of Jacobsburg, OH died Thursday, July 31, 2014 at her home.

She was born September 10, 1927 in Bellaire, OH a daughter of the late Albert and Maggie Van Camp Jones.

Helen was a homemaker and a protestant by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Carl Richard “Dusty” Heath in 2004; a son, Carl Richard “Butch” Heath, Jr.; a daughter, Sharon Heath; two brothers, James and Chuck Jones; a sister, Midge Reed.

Surviving are her children, Charles “Chot” Heath and Sandra Heath both of Jacobsburg; her adopted daughter Candyce Gillespie of Neffs, OH; grandchildren, Crystal (Al) Contreras of Hanover, PA and Richard (Cindy) Heath of McMechen, WV; three great-grandchildren, Richard and Ethan Contreras and Isiah Gorby.

Friends are invited to attend a graveside service Monday at noon at Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville, OH with Pastor Ted Boggs officiating.

Arrangements by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire.

Memorial contributions may be made to Belmont County Animal Shelter or Disabled American Veterans.

Share your thoughts and memories of Helen with her family at www.altmeyer.com.