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Helen Michie

January 14, 1973 — September 11, 2021

Helen Clary Michie, 48, passed away on September 11, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy courageous battle with cancer with pneumonia complications. Ms. Michie was a long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming and former resident of Owensboro, Kentucky.

She was born on January 14, 1973 in Owensboro, Kentucky; the daughter of Walter Michie and Gwenna White.

She attended schools in Tamarack Elementary School, Burns Middle School, and Murray High School until she lost her battle with glaucoma in 1991 when she moved to Tennessee School of the Blind where she was a 1994 graduate and Salutatorian. Ms. Michie was nominated for the Gertie Wisdom’s Teacher Class Choice Award.

She committed her life to Jesus when she was fifteen and again when she was baptized in 2018.

Helen loved books of all genres, but favored her Star Trak reading materials.

Survivors include her mother Gwenna Ilene White Fitzgerald of Green River, Wyoming; one brother, Barry Jonathan Canberon Michie Surprise, Arizona; three step-brothers, Micah Brandner of Green River, Wyoming; Milton Douglas Fitzgerald (Ann Michael “Mike”) of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Walker Anderson Fitzgerald (Cindy) of Campbellsville, Kentucky; two step-sisters, Michele Brandner Moritz (Robert) of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Kymberli Fitzgerald of Campbellsville, Kentucky; four aunts, Betty Morris of Ada, Ohio; Opal Nothundurft of Ada, Ohio; Linda Michie of West Hampton, Virginia; Kathryn Wade of Owensboro, Kentucky; fifteen cousins; thirteen nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Archie White and wife Mary Helen Cambron White; paternal grandparents, Milton Michie and wife Gladys Clary Michie; three aunts, Allen Nadine Morris; Elois Maxine Anderson; Ravenel Midkiff; two uncles, Archie Kenneth White; Edwin Royce White; two cousins, Rebecca Nothudurft; Sonja Thomassen.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, October 2, 2021 in the Rose Hill Cemetery, 1300 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, Kentucky.

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