Helen Berke: July 17, 1925 - Oct. 5, 2012
She is survived by her husband, Paul; daughter Paula Lynne Damron and her husband state Rep. Robert Damron of Nicholasville; son Eric Wallace Berke and wife Annika of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren United States Air Force Capt. Robert P. Damron and wife Amarae, Jared Berke, and Laura Berke; and great-grandson Coltin Ben Damron. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Nicholas Constantine Siropolis.
Family and friends were received at Betts & West Funeral Home in Nicholasville on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 10-11 a.m. with funeral services following visitation with the Rev. Sewell Woodward officiating. A private, family graveside service and burial was held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Robert Damron, Capt. Robert P. Damron, Amarae Damron, Jared Berke, Laura Berke and Rosie Peel. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr, Lexington, KY 40509. www.BettsandWestfuneralhome.com.