LITTLE, Helen Marie Goddard, 89, of Weirton, went home to be with the Lord on August 5, 2012. Her family was at her side.
Born on December 25, 1922, in New Martinsville, WV, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Verchie Carpenter Fitzsimmons. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Carl F. Goddard on September 27, 1966, and her second husband, Dale Little on November 5, 2006, two brothers, Howard and Clyde Fitzsimmons.
Helen graduated from Magnolia High School. She married Carl F. Goddard, the owner of Goddard Nationwide Insurance Agency in Weirton, and was a homemaker until his death in September of 1966.
Following her husband's death, Helen was employed as a secretary with Richard Mamula's Nationwide Insurance Agency in Weirton for many years. On January 1, 1983 she married Dale L. Little.
In her free time Helen enjoyed crocheting, quilting, camping and listening to Gospel music. She was a longtime member of the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by her son, C. Fred (Karen) Goddard of Bergholz, OH; her daughter, Norma (Rev. Kenneth) Higginbotham of Ephrata, PA; her two grandchildren, Kristin Goddard of Aurora, CO, and Cory Goddard of Pittsburgh, PA.
Visitation will be 5-8 PM Tuesday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday. Rev. Larry Barkley will preside.
Interment will follow at Northview Cemetery, New Martinsville, WV.
Memorial contributions in Helen's memory may be made to the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene 475 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV 26062.
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