Mrs. Rosa Mae Helms, 80, passed away at her residence on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Mrs. Helms was born September 21, 1933 in Mecklenburg County N.C., daughter of the late John Columbus and Melvie Grace Pressley Love. She was the former co-owner of Joe's Grill on Highway 601 North. Visitation and Services to celebrate her life was Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with interment in Lucy Helms Cemetery. Survivors include her husband: Joe Neil Helms of the home, four daughters: Lucille Rushing, Linda Petty, Jean Nash and Betty Purser all of Monroe N.C., eight grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, two sisters: Mable Belk of Valdese N.C., Louise Schoolcraft of Shelby N.C. McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service of Monroe is serving the family of Mrs. Helms.