Mrs. Ramona Gail Shaw Helms, age 84, of Rome, GA, passed away Friday morning, July 22, 2022, in a local health care facility.

                Mrs. Helms was born in Floyd County, GA on August 21, 1937, daughter of the late Charlie and Dorothy Rigdon Shaw.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, James L. Helms, and by a brother, Max Shaw.  Mrs. Helms was a dedicated mother and homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lindale.

                Survivors include her 4 children, Darlene Williams (Jerry), Rome, Greg Helms, Lindale, Tommy Helms (Brenda), Lindale, and Kathy Blankenship (Jeff), Rome; 10 grandchildren, Dawn Smith, Jenny Patterson (Matt), Stephen Williams, Jeremy Williams (Deana), Donnie Helms, Kaylah Helms, Amanda Evans, Brandy Blankenship (Jason), Daniel Blankenship, and Kimber Aycock (Berry); great grandchildren, James Blankenship (Abby), Caleb Blankenship (Emilee), Jeydan Kael Blankenship, AnnLee Blankenship, Jaspen Williams, Lander Williams, Carson Williams, Cohen Aycock, Carter Aycock, Tristan Evans, Christopher Evans, and Gabe Evans, Kaeli Patterson, and a baby girl due in November; great-great grandson, Isaac Blankenship; a brother, Charles Shaw (Sammy); sister-in-law, Joann Shaw; nieces and nephews.

                Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at 3pm at the graveside in Floyd Memory Gardens.  The Rev. Trey Stephens will officiate.

                The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from 1pm until 2:30pm.

                Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

                Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.