Helen Estes

Obituary of Helen J Estes

Mrs. Helen Estes age 82 of Tazewell, TN   was born March 21, 1936 and passed away December 14, 2018 at Park West Hospital in Knoxville with her family by her side. She was a member of the Tazewell Baptist Church. She played basketball for Claiborne County High School where she earned the nickname “Speedy”.


She was preceded in death by her:

Parents:  Arch and Margineal Eldridge

Husband:  Harry Estes

She is survived by her:

Daughter:  Sandra Williams

Son:  Rev.  Lance Estes and wife Tabitha

Sister:  Dorothy “Dot” Patterson

Brothers:  Kestle Eldridge

                 Willard Eldridge and wife Rebecca

Grandchildren: Amelia Arturi and husband Paul

                         Gabe Williams  

                         Nicholas Estes

Step Great grandchildren: Tyler Arturi and Lexi Arturi


Special Sister-in-law: Janet Stansberry


Special Friend: Marlene Cope


And a host of nieces, nephews and other loving relatives


The family will receive friends Monday December 17, 2018 from 5 PM till 7 PM  with funeral services to follow at 7 PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Overholt Reev. Micheal Jo Gray officiating.


Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday December 18, 2018 at 11 AM in the Irish Memorial Gardens


Pallbearers: Gabe Williams, Nick Estes, Steve Johnson,

                    Mark Patterson, Tim Beeler and David Bowen


Honorary Pallbearers: Mark Lamb and nephews


~Claiborne-Overholt is honored to be serving the family~