Helen Mae McAllister

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Helen Mae McAllister, 86, of Crozet, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born on April 10, 1931, in Paint Bank, Virginia, and was raised by Sam and Polly Morris. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Hallie Stone, a daughter-in-law, Linda McAllister, and a son-in-law, Tom Trevillian.

Helen married Herbert J. McAllister on October 12, 1949. She was employed by Albemarle County Schools, and later by Acme Visible Records, but her most important role was that of a devoted wife and mother. Helen liked yard sales, and gospel and bluegrass music. She enjoyed being with her friends in the Young At Heart group.

Helen is survived by her loving husband of almost 68 years, Herbert; a son, Herbert McAllister, Jr. (Brenda) of Wendell, North Carolina; a son, Roger McAllister (Norman) of Staunton; a son, Melvin McAllister of Crozet; a daughter, Ann Trevillian (fiancé Mike) of Crozet; a son, Danny McAllister (Donna) of Afton; a son-in-law Raymond Stone of Crozet; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held August 22 at Crozet Baptist Church, with Pastor Ron Nickell conducting the service. Interment followed at Mount Moriah United Methodist Church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crozet Baptist, Mount Ed Baptist Church of Batesville, or Hospice of the Piedmont.

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