Helen Callison

Helen Ann Vandervort Callison, 82, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019, at LewisGale Allegheny Regional Hospital in Low Moor, VA.

She was born on August 18, 1936, in Renick, WV, to the late Dr. Madison King and Willie Ann Boggs Vandervort.

Helen was the youngest of seven children; Marvin, Austin, June, Donald, Nina, and Katherine. She graduated from Renick High School in 1954. Helen was married in Roanoke, VA, on March 4, 1955, to the late Bobby Callison of Lewisburg. They had four children. Helen was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, and canning. She had a great love for all animals, especially her dogs, Mack and Papi, and her horses.

Survivors include two siblings, Nina V. Blumberg of Inglewood, CA, and Katherine V. Hall of Prince Frederick, MD; children, Sara Kirk (Clinton) of Alderson, WV, Susan Ann Glover (Gregory) of Lewisburg, Dr. Sandy Callison (Derrick Coleman) of Lewisburg, and Sam Callison (Cheryle) of Lewisburg; six grandchildren, Dr. Angie Clark (Jeff), Kelley Adkins (Charles), Sam Callison, Nathan Callison, Courtney Glover, and Colson Glover; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Clark, John Dwayne Adkins, and one on the way; with special nephew, Jerry Hoover (Paula); and special niece, Vicki Hoover Whitt (Danny).

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, from 6-8 p.m.

Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Morningside Cemetery in Renick.

Send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the February 4, 2019 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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