Mrs. Eva Deese Helms, 91, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Hospice of Union County. Mrs. Helms was born July 2, 1922 in Union County, daughter of the late John and Minnie Tadlock Deese, she was also preceded in death by her husband Willie L. Helms. Visitation will be Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 12:30 until 1:45 P.M. at the McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe, services to celebrate her life will be 2:00 P.M. in the McEwen Colonial Chapel, with Reverend Rick Myers and Reverend Eric Cook officiating, Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at Lakeland Memorial Park. Survivors include one brother: G.W. Deese of Murphy N.C., sister-in-law: Maxine Deese of Wingate N.C, two special care-givers: Rebecca Jordan and Kathy Fuss, several nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be offered at www.mcewenmonroechapel.com.