​Helen P. Hinson



Helen Patterson Hinson, 86, of Mt. Olive passed away at her residence Sunday evening. She was the daughter of the late Walter James and Margaret Whitfield Patterson, and was the widow of Charles Brantley Hinson. Mrs. Hinson was a member of Outlaw’s Bridge Universalist Church and a retired hairdresser. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and a past president of the Mt. Olive American Legion Auxiliary.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in the Shumate-Faulk Memorial Chapel with Rev. Claudia Frost and Rev. Kevin Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, and at other times at the home place or at the residence of Valerie Owen or Charles Hinson Jr.

Mrs. Hinson is survived by a son, Charles Hinson Jr. and wife, Amy of Mt. Olive; three daughters, LaVeta Weatherington of Greenville, Regina Bright and husband, Manley of Pollocksville, and Valerie Owen and husband, Kenneth of Mt. Olive; a sister, Barbara Marquez and friend, Frank of Faison; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and her caregivers, Carrie Grady and Michelle Bennett.

Mrs. Hinson was preceded in death by a son, Cliff Weatherington; a sister, Shirley Kelly; and a great granddaughter, Lydia Strickland.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Beta Sigma Phi Preceptor Phi Chapter of Goldsboro, 497 Bowden Rd., Mt. Olive, NC 28365 or to the Albertson Community Library, 3763 NC 111 903 Hwy, Albertson, NC 28508.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Hinson. family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com