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Helen Rose McVay

August 30, 1926 ~ July 6, 2022 (age 95)


Helen Rose McVay, 95, of Augusta, KS, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at home in Augusta. Visitation Monday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Service 11 a.m.  Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at First Baptist Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta, Kansas. Helen was born in Cushing, Oklahoma on August 30, 1926, to the late Evelyn (Mansfield) and Charles Kirkpatrick. She graduated from Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma and also attended business school there. In January of 1943, she married A. W. McVay and they owned and operated McVay Cleaners in Augusta for 44 years. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Kirkpatrick and a son, A. W. McVay III. Helen is survived by her husband of 79 ½ years, A. W. McVay of Augusta; daughter, Connie Bourget and husband Bruce of Augusta; 7 grandchildren, Rocky (Jaycee), Kyle (Jessica), Lindsay (Paolo), Aaron (Krystal), Natalie (Scott), Mark and Lynn (Claudia) and 8 great grandchildren, John, Jack, Talia, Adilyn, Austin, Jewell, Cash and baby Garcia. Memorial donations to Midian Plane of Mercy 130 N. Topeka Wichita, Kansas 67202 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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July 11, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Headley Funeral Chapel
813 State Street
Augusta, KS 67010

Funeral Service
July 12, 2022

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
1501 State Street
Augusta, KS 67010

Interment following funeral service
July 12, 2022

Elmwood Cemetery
1030 Ohio St.
Augusta, KS 67010

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