Helen Irene Lamkin, age 81 of Hiawassee, Ga passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home. Helen was born December 27, 1938 in Cochran, Ga to the late Jefferson and Sybil (Fowler) Collins. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Cochran, Georgia. Helen was an amazing homemaker, always keeping her home tidy and clean. Her personality could be what some would call a "feisty little woman" but in a loving and fun way. She loved her children and adored her grandchildren. She enjoyed her time at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home and the family is very grateful for the amazing staff that loved their mother and took care of her during the 4 years she was there.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Edward and David Carey; brothers, Frank and Earl Collins.
She is survived in death by her daughter, Shelia (Butch) Reynolds; sons, Wayne Carey, John (Rachel)Holland; sister, Mildred Radford; Nine grandchildren, and many extended family and friends.
Banister-Cooper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Lamkin.
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