Helen McMullin Pleasants

February 11, 1939 ~ March 30, 2021 (age 82)


Helen McMullin Pleasants, 82, of Stanford, KY passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Born on February 11, 1939 in Peoria, IL to the late Homer McMullin and Belva Leach McMullin. She was the widow to the late George W. Pleasants.  She was a lifelong farmer, who also enjoyed ceramics, cooking and going to church. She was a loving and caring person who helped many people during her life. She loved being with her grandchildren and family. Helen was a member of Hebron Lakeside Church and a Board Member of Ft. Logan Ministries.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Eldridge (Diana Lakes) of Crab Orchard, KY and George W. Pleasants of Stanford, KY; one daughter, Cathy Burke (Bill) of Richmond, KY; one brother, Norman McMullin (Sally) of Scottsdale, AZ; six grandchildren, Jared Burke, Lance Burke, Peyton Pleasants, Eli Pleasants, Nick Shaver, Jeff Goens; four great-grandchildren, Shane Shaver, Skylar Shaver, Hunter Goens and Isabelle Goens; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Pleasants, Sr., parents, Homer and Belva McMullin; one daughter, Peggy Harasty; and one sister, Wilma McMullin; and an infant grandson, George Tate Pleasants.

Visitation has been scheduled for Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. The Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021 at Hebron Lakeside Church in Stanford, KY at 10:30 a.m. with Bro. Robert Camenisch officiating. Burial will follow at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, KY.

Active Pallbearers are Mark Hayes, Donald Wooldridge, Nick Shaver, Robert Brown, Tim Lair

Honorary Pallbearers are Joe Wheeler, Steve McMullin, David Acton, Lloyd Acton, Bill Harasty, George Reynolds, Jeff Goens.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

 Hebron Lakeside Church Building Fund,  27 Boone Rd., Stanford, KY 40484

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April 1, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home Stanford
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

Funeral Service
April 2, 2021

10:30 AM
Hebron Lakeside Church, Spurlin Funeral Home, KY, Stanford

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