Mrs. Helen Mae Lambird, age 94, of Newton, Illinois passed away at 6:34 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Funeral services celebrating Helen’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL with Bro. Dale Hood officiating. Burial will be in the Gila Lutheran Cemetery near Gila, IL. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service. Further obituary information will be release later from the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL.