Melinda Gail Helton

Melinda Gail Helton, 59, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on April 6, 2020.

She was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on October 15, 1960 the daughter of Fred and Rosemary (Bullock) Jackman. Melinda graduated from Rosedale High School with the class of 1978 and then from the Moody Bible Institute in 1981. She raised 3 children: Catie, Casey, and Christina. Melinda worked for Terre Haute Savings Bank for many years and most recently First Financial Bank as a teller. When she wasn’t working, she enjoyed reading, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Melinda is survived by her 3 children and their spouses: Catie Long and husband Jason of Terre Haute, Casey Helton and wife Aly of Brazil, and Christina Holtman and husband Andrew of Brookston, Indiana; grandchildren: Lucas Helton, Amelia Helton, and Saphira Holtman; siblings: Marcia Sherman and husband Tim of Round Rock, Texas, Melanie Boyd and husband Neal of Brazil, Indiana, and Todd Jackman and wife Lorrie of Bridgeton, Indiana as well as several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Cremation services have been entrusted to French Funeral Home, in Brazil, Indiana. Burial will be held at a later date at Clear Run Cemetery, in Bridgeton, Indiana. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.