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Helen Maude Hyre Neff

Helen Maude Hyre Neff, age 85 of Bradenton, FL, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL. Born on March 7, 1934 in Hardy Co., WV, she was the daughter of the late Ellis Gochenour Hyre and Pearl Lillian Crites Hyre. Mrs. Neff is survived by her husband, Carl Ashby Neff of Bradenton, FL; one daughter, Carla “Susie” Susan Neff of Bradenton, FL; two sons, Carl “Alan” Neff of Stafford, VA and Ronnie Steven Neff of Woodford, VA; one brother, Marshall Ellis Hyre of Glen Burnie, MD; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 

            Helen was employed by Stafford Co., VA as a collections clerk in the treasury office. 

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Elmore Funeral Home in Moorefield, WV on Friday, November 8, 2019. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Danny Sterns officiating. Interment will follow in the Olivet Cemetery in Moorefield, WV. 

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Duffey Memorial United Methodist Church, 100 N. Elm St., Moorefield, WV  26836 or the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY  10305.

            Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.