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. Mrs. Michie was a longtime resident of Green River, Wyoming and former resident of Owensboro. She was born on January 14, 1973 in Owensboro, the daughter of Gwenna Ilene White and Walter Michie.
Helen attended Tamarack Elementary School, Burns Middle School, and Murray High School until she lost her battle with glaucoma in 1991 when she moved to the Tennessee School of the Blind where she was a 1994 graduate and Salutatorian. Helen was nominated for the Gertie Wisdom Teacher's Choice Award. She committed her life to Jesus when she was 15 and again when she was baptized in 2018. Helen loved books of all genres, but favored her Star Trek reading materials the most.
Survivors include her mother, Gwenna Ilene White Fitzgerald (Ron) of Green River; one brother, Barry Jonathan Cambron Michie of Surprise, Arizona; three step-brothers, Micah Brandner of Green River, Milton Douglas Fitzgerald (Ann Michael "Mike") of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Walker Anderson Fitzgerald (Cindy) of Campbellsville; two step-sisters, Michele Brandner Moritz (Robert) of Cheyenne and Kimberly Fitzgerald of Campbellsville; four aunts, Betty Morris and Opal Nothdurft, both of Ada, Ohio, Linda Michie of W. Hampton, Virginia, and Kathryn Wade of Owensboro; 15 cousins and 13 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 24, at the Vase Funeral Home in Rock Springs. Graveside services will be 10 AM Saturday, October 2, in Rosehill Cemetery in Owensboro.
Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.vasefuneralhomes.com.