Graham NC: Marie Helm Loy, 81, of Graham NC passed away at the Alamance County Hospice Home on Friday May 11, 2018 at 6:05 AM. A native of Alamance County, she was born to the late Alvis E. and Mae Longest Helm. She devoted four decades of her life to Nursing at the Alamance Clinic for Women, and later the Kernodle Clinic. She was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church.
She is survived by her children: Thomas N. Loy of Graham, Yvonna L. Carter of Greensboro, Grandchildren: Brandon Dixon and wife April of Colfax NC, Christopher Carter and wife Jessica of Maryland, Farrell Carter of Texas, Amanda L. Rigsbee and husband Paul of Timberlake NC, Great Grandchildren: Caitlyn Dixon of Colfax NC, Paisley Rigsbee of Timberlake NC, Sister: Dot Isley of Graham NC, Brothers: Bobby Helm of Graham NC, Kenneth Helm of Graham NC, Special Friend: Elsie Hall, and a host of Nieces and Nephews.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 34 years: William Loy, and Sisters: Betty Collins and Elizabeth Webster.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Graham Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor David Neff will officiate the service. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center of Alamance/Caswell 914 Chapel Hill Road Burlington NC 27215. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel of Greensboro NC.