Helen M. Maffett, 79

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Helen Mae Maffett, 79, a Christian wife and grandmother passed away Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Mercy Medical Center in Canton.

Born June 29, 1936, in Covington, KY, she was a daughter to the late William Lud and Myrtle Mae (Manning) Watson.

She married Dr. Jack Lewis Maffett June 19, 1957, and was his office nurse and office manager for his practice in Carrollton. Helen graduated from Christ Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati in1956. She was also employed at the Salvation Army. She was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Malvern. She founded the Carroll County Nurses Association and was active in the Carroll County Music Club

Her hobbies were her gardening and she loved music. She did Christmas plays in the church and played the organ for two different churches.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Jack L. Maffett of Carrollton; three sons, Mike (Diane) Maffett of Bergholz, Tom (Cathy) Maffett of Malvern, and Jon (Michelle) Maffett of Pickerington; two brothers, William (Marilyn) Watson of Pullman, WV, and James Watson of Paducah, KY; nine grandchildren, Chrissa, Matthew, Bradley, Kelli, Sean, Drewane, Colins, Morgan and Katherine; and two great grandchildren, Victoria and Lexi.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Resurrection Lutheran Church in Malvern.

A funeral service will be Saturday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. in Allmon-Dugger-Cotton Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin McLeod officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery in Carrollton.

Calling hours for Helen will be Dec. 11 from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.