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Helen Heatwole Gregory

Helen Heatwole Gregory, 93, celebrated her new birth eternal on May 3, 2018 surrounded by family at Compassionate Care Hospice, in Wilmington, DE. Born in Clifton Forge, VA, she lived most of her life in Nashville, TN, where she was a long-time and active member of First Lutheran Church. She and her husband moved to Delaware in 2002.

Helen is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Nelson Gregory, and her sister Margaret Gresham (Hugh) of Pasadena, MD. Helen is survived by her two children, Nelson Gregory, Jr. “Greg” (Becky) of Nashville, TN, and Jeannine Herrmann (Dave) of Wilmington, DE, four grandchildren, Greg Munson (Mandy), Shane Munson (Samantha) of Delaware, Adam Gregory (Laura), and Trey Gregory of Nashville, three great grandchildren, Hope, Matthew, and Tyler, along with her loving cat, Furby.

The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff (and residents) of The Kutz Home and Compassionate Care Hospice. Thank you for taking such good care of our girl!

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, or to The Kutz Home, 704 River Road, Wilmington, DE 19809.

Funeral Services

A memorial service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Wilmington, DE, on Sat. May 12, at 11 am.


    Liniel & Helen Gregory lit a candle and writes,
    Some of my best memories in my life is the times spent with Uncle Nelson & Helen in Roanoke. VA & Nashville with my parents. They will stay with me until I join them all in Heaven. Thank you Lord for sharing Helen with all of us and for welcoming her into Your and her home forever! Missing Helen but am positive she is in a better place! Love & condolences to ALL. Linnie & Helen Gregory
    05/05/2018 05:24 pm
    Wendy Dunbar lit a candle and writes,
    I am grateful that my family got to meet you and your family while joining St Marks. Our prayers go out to your family. Rest well lovely lady in the arms of the Lord. We love you all .
    05/05/2018 09:59 pm
    Kathy Long writes,
    What a gracious lady as she greeted us on Sunday mornings. Mother of a soul-sister, she uplifted my spirits!
    05/06/2018 06:39 am

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