Helen Harwood McLendon

February 13, 1933September 26, 2018

Helen Harwood McLendon, 85, of Charlotte, passed away September 26, 2018 after a short unexpected illness. Helen was born February 13, 1933, the only child of Fred Oliver Harwood and Ethel Coble Harwood, in Albemarle, NC. Helen is survived by her daughter Lynn McLendon Beckham, and Grandson Robert Travis Dukes. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Reid Travis McLendon, daughter Anne Travis McLendon Dukes, and grandson Jacob Coble Dukes. A celebration of Helen’s life will be held Saturday October 6, 2018 at 11:00 am at Wilson Funeral Home 5301 Albemarle Road Charlotte, NC, with a reception following the service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to : Boys Town 14100 Crawford St. Boys Town, NE 68010 & Novant Health Hospice and Palliative Care 200 Hawthorne Ln. Charlotte, NC 28204. As the bird free of its cage seeks the heights, so the Christian soul in death flies home to God.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 6, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 6, 2018

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