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Helen Christen Derting | 1928-2017

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Helen Derting

Helen Christen Derting, 89, of Aurora, died Friday, May 12, 2017, in Fort Worth.

Funeral is 1 p.m. Monday, May 15, at Aurora Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Withers officiating. Burial is 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Crawford Cemetery.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd is handling arrangements.

Helen was born Jan. 4, 1928, in Emhouse to Calvin and Novie (Ellis) Burns. She married Beverly Gene Derting July 4, 1946, in Streetman. Helen was a member of Aurora Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brother Ray Burns; and sister Hazel Anglin.

She is survived by her sons, Steve Derting and wife, Janet, of Aurora, Brian Derting of Aurora, Curtis Derting of Aurora and Kevin Derting and wife, Melissa, of Leander.

Other survivors include grandchildren Stephen Derting and wife, Jennifer, of Azle, Josh Derting and wife, Rachel, of Azle, Beverly Derting of Martinsburg, W.V., Amy Christman and husband, Troy, of Kirksville, Mo., Elizabeth Luscomb and husband, Winfred, of Concord, N.C., Jennifer Derting of Grand Prairie, Erica Jensen and husband, Cory, of Leander, Lauren Derting of Kansas City, Mo., Brent Carter and wife, Lori, of Aurora and Brad Carter and wife, Deneen, of Bedford; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends.

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