Helen M. Harbuck: March 16, 2018

Published 9:50 am Sunday, March 18, 2018

AMERICUS — Mrs. Helen Morgan Harbuck, age 97, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018, at Perfect Care.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, from the graveside at Oak Grove Cemetery. Her grandson, Dr. Michael Harbuck, will officiate.

The family will receive friends at the home of Carlene and Jim Peace, 520 Harrold Avenue.

Born Aug. 13, 1920, in Augusta, she was a daughter of the late Herbert Marion Morgan and the late Mattie Irene Atkinson Morgan.

She graduated from Americus High School and attended Georgia Southwestern College

Mrs. Harbuck was a retired tax examiner with the U.S. Treasury Department. She attended Lee Street United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years, and later attended Cornerstone Church.

She enjoyed working with her flowers as long as she was able, and she was a strong Christian lady who loved her family and her Lord.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton Brown Harbuck; by her son, Donald Austin Harbuck; and by five siblings.

Survivors include her children: David Morgan Harbuck of Americus, Carlene H. Peace (Jim) of Americus, and Sharon H. Asher (Mike) of Bishop, Ga.; 10 grandchildren: Carl Popwell of Savannah, Ryan Popwell (Stacy) of Thomasville, Lindsey McPherson Evans (John) of Peachtree Corners, Michael Asher (Katie) of Athens, Josh Asher (Maggie) of Hickory, N.C., Olivia Asher of Bogart, Ga., Angel Phillips (Tony) of Bonaire, Darrell Harbuck of Americus, Brad Harbuck (Crystal) of Americus, and Michael Harbuck (Heidi) of Byron; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation for the 10 years of loving care provided at Perfect Care, as well as for the excellent care from Pruitt Hospice during the last three months.

For those wishing to do so, memorial contributions are suggested to the Perfect Care Memorial Fund, 114 Sullivan Dr., Americus, GA 31709; or to the League of the Good Samaritan at Magnolia Manor, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, GA 31709.

To sign our online guestbook and express your condolences to the family, please visit www.hancockfuneralhomeinc.com

Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., is honored to be entrusted with these arrangements for Mrs. Helen Morgan Harbuck.