OBITUARY

Helen Loraine Balester

November 29, 1948April 16, 2011

Helen L. Balester NORFOLK, Helen Loraine Balester, 62, passed away on April 16, 2011. Ms. Balester is survived by two daughters, Lori Francis of Greenville, SC; Charlene Francis of New Rochelle, NY; two sisters, Mary Shoup of Norfolk, VA; and Marti Fallscheer of Holly, MI; a nephew, Brandon Best of Norfolk, VA; and a niece, Michele Marshall of Norfolk, VA. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, 11:00 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery. You may offer condolences at www.smithandwilliamsnorfolk.com.

Services

  • Graveside Service Thursday, April 21, 2011
REMEMBERING

Helen Loraine Balester

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May 7, 2011

Helen, you've only been gone 3 short weeks, but it seems like forever. I miss you and love you. Happy Mother's Day

May 7, 2011

Charlene Francis

April 30, 2011

Mom,It's only been a short time, and I long for your voice and the comfort of your touch. I love you and I miss you dearly. I cherish my memories of you, and this brings me peace. I know you are in a serene place with friends and family where you feel strong, healthy, and happy. As God watches over you, you will always feel well. I look forward to the day when we will be together again. I LOVE YOU.

Joshua Granson

April 22, 2011

I so sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with you Charlene, Lori, and all the family.

Steven Martin

April 22, 2011

In loving memory of Helen Loraine Balester...

Helen,

You touched the hearts of people who miss you dearly and love you deeply...

You are now resting peacefully in heavenly bliss within the arms of all loving god...

Not to die but to be reborn, away from the land so battered and torn...

With love,

Steven

Alexis Thompson

April 22, 2011

Aunt Helen will definitely be missed. I wish the family peace and comfort in this challenging time. God loves you and so do I.

Shannon Lee

April 20, 2011

I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your mom, sister and aunt. This has to be a tough time for everyone but be strong together. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Shannon Lee

April 20, 2011

I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your mom, sister and aunt. This has to be a tough time for everyone but be strong together. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Maggie & Gene Campbell

April 20, 2011

It saddens our hearts to hear of the loss of your Dear loved one. You will be in our Prayers that God will bring comfort and strength during this difficult time.
Love, Maggie & Gene

April 19, 2011

I am so sorry to hear about your dear mom, sister and aunt, my thoughts and prayers are with you
I am sending a hug

Trish Gasperowich (Waterford MI)