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Helen N. Philpot

Helen N. Philpot Helen N. Philpot

Helen N. Uesseler Philpot, 88, Trafalgar, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her home near Trafalgar.

Born Oct. 24, 1931, in New Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Bessie) Beckort Uesseler.

She was the former owner, with her husband, Clarence, of Dogwood Nursery and Floral in Whiteland and was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in New Middletown.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Ridgeway Philpot; an infant son, F. Edward Philpot; a brother, Carl Uesseler; and a sister, Joan Uesseler Smith.

Survivors include three sons, Allen Philpot of Peachtree City, Ga., Gary Philpot of Columbus and Paul Philpot of Trafalgar; a daughter, Cathy Spencer of Plainfield; a brother, William Uesseler of Lanesville; a sister, Edna Mae Gunther of Laconia; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. The Rev. Rick Harting will officiate. Burial will be in the Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery in New Middletown, Ind.

Visitation will be after 9 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jon and Justin Philpot, Craig Spencer, Cori Rubadue, Brandon Stam and Thomas Blessing.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or at