Helen Elizabeth Kidwell, 98, formerly of 22 Harbor Court, Falling Waters, W.Va., died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Fahrney-Keedy Home in Boonsboro, Md.
Born March 11, 1913, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late William Jacob and Essie Bell Loveless.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Richard Kidwell.
She was a lifelong member of Evangel Baptist Church.
She loved to cook and to go to gospel concerts.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary B. Peterson of Falling Waters; two sons, George E. Miller and wife, Franny, of Hagerstown, and James L. "Grover" Miller and wife, Debbie, of Mercersburg, Pa.; one brother, Paul Loveless of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and nine brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Ronald K. Faith will officiate. Burial will be in Bakersville Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.