A visitation for Tammy Lou Helm (Aka Marilyn Monroe), 56, Lawrence, will be 6-8 pm, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
She died Thursday February 13, 2020, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
Tammy was born September 19, 1963, in Lawrence, Kansas the daughter of Oliver and Geneva Helm.
She attended Lawrence public schools. Tammy held a Housekeeping job for many years.
Tammy loved playing lottery scratch offs, Bingo, going to the casino. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family playing games. She thoroughly enjoyed being with her grand children.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and her son Justin who passed February 12, 2004.
Survivors include son James Helm (Isabella), grandchildren Arieanna, Keyona, Shane, Christian, Megan, Dakota, Zack, Josh; two great grand children, James and Paisley; siblings Bobby (Rhonda), Jimmy, Glenn (Carla), Roger (Lucinda), Mary Montgomery, Skip, Judy Sheley (Marty), Rita Calef (Alan), Freida Houk (Gary), Jeanetta Nichols (Kent), and very close friend Tom McKay; many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to send a special thank you to all the Nurses and Doctors at Stormont Vail who assisted in helping make Tammy’s final hours comfortable. Also a special thanks to all the friends and family who have supported us with all the actions thoughts and prayers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, to help with the funeral expenses, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, Kansas 66044.