Reba Lillian Vermillion

January 24, 1933–February 20, 2018

Reba Lillian Vermillion (Heltzel)

Reba Lillian (Heltzel) Vermillion, 85-year-old passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at her resident in Grove, Oklahoma, with her family by her side.
Reba was born on January 24, 1933, in Galena, Kansas. She was the daughter of Clarence Franklin Heltzel and Nadine (Bell) Heltzel Lloyd. Reba was a baker for Pillsbury in Joplin, Missouri. She collected dolls and coloring books, and really enjoyed watching “Dancing with the Stars”.
Reba was preceded in death by her parents, and daughter Debra Lynn Vermillion.
Reba is survived by her two children; Lorie Lea Vermillion and Floyd Lee Vermillion both of Grove, Oklahoma, four grandchildren: Ryan Vermillion of Joplin, Missouri, Keisha Vermillion of Joplin, Missouri, Bryan Vermillion of Eufaula, Oklahoma, Trey Vermillion of Joplin, Missouri, three great-grandchildren: Courtney Vermillion, Keagan Vermillion and Laneaya Gilmore. Reba is also survived by three brothers; Bud Heltzel, J.E. Heltzel, and Michael Heltzel.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday February 26, 2018 at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, Oklahoma. Graveside services for Reba will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Mausoleum of Memories Air Chapel in Ozark-Memorial Cemetery in Joplin, Missouri, with Brother Paul Taylor officiating.
Services are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, Oklahoma. Notes of encouragement for the family may be left at

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