OBITUARY

Helen Mendenhall Deal

February 20, 1926May 5, 2018

Helen Mendenhall Deal went home to be with her Lord and Savior Christ Jesus on May 5, 2018, at the age of 92. She was the daughter of Ervin Franklin "Jaybird" Mendenhall and Helen Covington Mendenhall. Helen was born in Greensboro, NC February 20, 1926. She moved to Lexington, NC at an early age, and was educated in the Lexington City School system. She graduated from Lexington High School in 1943 where she was a member of the BETA Club and drama class. Helen moved back to Greensboro in 1946, and was employed by Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company in the Medical and Underwriting Dept. for 6 years. When her two sons were in their teens, Helen returned to work for Dr. James Caudle, DDS as a receptionist, and later for Dr. David N. Taylor, DDS where she worked until her retirement in 1988. She was a member of Hunter Hills Baptist Church for 10 years where she was active in her Sunday School Class, Bible Study Group, and Church visitation program. She also did volunteer work for Wesley Long Hospital. Helen was married in 1948, to Gene Gordon Deal, a native of Kannapolis, NC, who was a WWII Navy Veteran. Surviving children are her eldest son, Michael Gordon Deal, his two children Angela Deal Neumaier and Michael "Shawn" Deal, and her great granddaughter Lily Neumaier; her youngest son, Mark Wayne Deal, his wife Shirlene, and two children, Christopher Deal and Lindsay Deal, and one great granddaughter Aidyn Deal, all from Greensboro. Visitation will be on Thursday from 2:00 to 2:30 PM at Hanes Lineberry located at 515 N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC, 27401 and a graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m., at Lexington City Cemetery, Lexington, NC. Flowers would be appreciated; however, donations in Helen’s name may be made to the Salvation Army.

  • FAMILY

  • "Jaybird" Mendenhall, Father
  • Helen Covington Mendenhall, Mother
  • Michael Gordon Deal, Son
  • Mark Wayne Deal, Son
  • Angela Deal Neumaier, Grandchild
  • Micahel Shawn Deal, Grandchild
  • Christopher Deal, Grandchild
  • Linbdsay Deal, Grandchild
  • Lily Neumaier, Great Grandchild
  • Aidyn Deal, Great Grandchild

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, May 10, 2018
REMEMBERING

Helen Mendenhall Deal

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June Harris

May 8, 2018

To all the Deal family I know that you're going to miss Helen she was a wonderful lady. I have fond memories of her over the years. Please know that all of you are in my prayers and thoughts. May God give you comfort during this time and the days ahead.
Love,
June Harris

FROM THE FAMILY