Gladys Helminiak, 75, Walnut Grove, Miss., a former Stevens Point resident and mother of three Portage County residents, died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss.
Services were held Friday at Wilcox Funeral Home in Carthage, Miss.
Mrs. Helminiak was born May 12, 1925, in Leek County, Miss., a daughter of the late Egbert and Gennie (Kuick) Alford.
She lived in Stevens Point until about two or three years ago.
Survivors include two sons, James and Walter, both of Stevens Point; three daughters, Betty Lou Kudronowicz, Amherst Junction, Darlene Zbonack, Tucson, Ariz., and Sandy Thom, Walnut Grove, Miss.; three brothers, JC. Alford, Carthage, Miss., George Alford, Batesville, Miss., and James H. Alford, Taos, N.M.; two sisters, Jean Eichelberger, Walnut Grove, Miss., and Nancy Greer, Forest, Miss.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.