Helen Deaton Strong, 81, of Norfolk, VA., formerly of Breathitt County, passed away Friday, April 19, 2002. Born June 3, 1920 to the late Francis Deaton and Armina Turner Deaton in Barwick, Ky. She was the widowed wife of John Cecil Strong, a retired records clerk.
Survivors include four brothers: Hobert & wife, Dee Deaton, Middletown, OH; Walter & wife, Mary Kay Deaton, Middletown, OH, John and wife Lizzie Deaton, Jackson, Charlie Deaton, Somerset; four sisters: Mary Curtis, Newport, Shannie and husband, Don Curtis, Norfolk, VA, Rebecca and husband, Pappy Trumble, Bromley, Hallie and husband Harlan Banks, Trenton, OH.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Breathitt Funeral Home Chapel with John Bunn officiating. Burial followed in the Haddix Cemetery, Haddix, Ky., with the Breathitt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
The Jackson Times, April 25, 2002.