SUMMERVILLE- Dana Stoudemire Helms, 48, of Summerville, wife of Robert "Robby" Helms Jr., died Friday in a Charleston hospital.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the Holly Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Cooper Stonestreet officiating. Burial will be in the Holly Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Helms was born in Orangeburg, a daughter of H. Lee and Diana Danner Stoudemire. She was a member of the Holly Hill United Methodist Church and a graduate of Charleston Southern University. She was a teacher at Holly Hill Elementary School and a former teacher of the year. She was a National Board Certified Teacher and a TAP Mentor Teacher.
Survivors are her husband of the home, sons, Dillon Singletary, Dustin Singletary, and Joshua Helms, all of Summerville, a daughter, Shelby Helms, of Summerville, her parents of Eutawville, a brother, H.L."Tripp" Stoudemire III, of Holly Hill and a sister, Prudy Hill, of Ladson.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. this Saturday at Avinger Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Holly Hill United Methodist Church, PO Box 398, Holly Hill, SC 29059 or MUSC Foundation Stroke Research Fund, 18 Bee St., Charleston, SC 29425.