November 24, 1936 - February 7, 2020
Helen Bennett Mundell of Mill Creek, WV, formerly of Seaford, VA, passed away peacefully Friday, February 7, 2020 in Elkins, WV. Helen was born in Mill Creek November 24, 1936, to Lewis “Red” Bennett and Rissie Taylor Bennett. She was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School where she met her husband of 33 years, Richard Duane Mundell, who preceded her in death in 1990. Together they raised a family while building a successful Dental Laboratory business in Virginia. Following her husband’s passing in 1990, Helen sold the business but continued to work in the dental profession until retiring in 2016 and moving back to her family home in Mill Creek. She enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, shopping, traveling, and spending time with family. Helen is survived by three daughters, Summer Deming of Hampton, VA; Shelly Mundell of Richmond, VA; and, Shaun Hipps and her husband Robert Hipps of Powhatan, VA. Left to cherish her memory are Grandchildren Claire Deming Geary and husband Matt Geary of Hampton, VA, and Cameron and Colin Hipps of Powhatan, VA, along with Great-Granddaughter Eloise Geary of Hampton, VA. She is also survived by two beloved sisters, Carolyn Bennett Meade of Mill Creek, and Sandra Bennett Miller and husband Gary Miller of Spokane, WA, along with brother Howard Bennett of Mill Creek. Helen also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews, including Christi Meade Phillips and husband Jarrod Phillips of Beverly. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, “Red” and Rissie Bennett, husband Richard Duane Mundell, sister Ellen Jean Bennett Anderson, and brother-in-law Clarence “Junior” Meade, all of Mill Creek. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, February 10, 2020 at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Rev. Gary Phillips will officiate and interment will follow, alongside her husband, at Old Brick Church Cemetery near Huttonsville, WV. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Helen Bennett Mundell. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Helen Bennett Mundell of Mill Creek, WV, formerly of Seaford, VA, passed away peacefully Friday, February 7, 2020 in Elkins, WV. Helen was born in Mill Creek November 24, 1936, to Lewis “Red” Bennett and Rissie Taylor Bennett.... View Obituary & Service Information
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