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Farm Bureau honors Helmey
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From left to right are Irene Jones, Eddie Helmey, George Helmey and Ann Lowe. - photo by Photo submitted

The children of C. Edward Helmey Sr. attended the annual Georgia Farm Bureau Convention at Jekyll Island on Dec. 2 to light a candle in memory of their dad who was remembered as a former Effingham County Farm Bureau president.

Helmey was president from 1970 to 1975 and was a board member for more than 40 years. He died June 8.  There were 28 attending from the Effingham County Farm Bureau.