Helen A. Barnett, of Lancaster, passed away on April 6, 2018. Born in Clearfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Garnett (Goss) Shields.
After graduating from Lancaster Bible College, Helen spent a large part of her professional career as an administrative assistant for State Farm Insurance Agency.
In her spare time, she enjoyed scrapbooking, crafting and playing Racko with her grandchildren. She was also a member of the “Sassy Lassies” of Lancaster, PA.
She is survived by her children, Candace Anderson and Eric Anderson (husband of Tanya) and her grandchildren, Matthew, Jeffrey and Kristen. She was predeceased by a brother, James Shields.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Celebration of Life Service at Grace Baptist Church, 1899 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603 on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Dr. Harold Keim officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Keeping with Helen’s wishes, the family requests that those attending the service wear bright colored and cheerful clothing as well as “funny socks.” In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lancaster Bible College, Attn: Advancement Department, 901 Eden Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601.