15 December 2015
Amy Lynette “Pockets” Helbert, 41, of Palmyra, Va., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Sentara RMH Medical Center.
She was born in Harrisonburg on March 29, 1974, and was a daughter of LeRoy Casper Lohr, of Mt. Solon, and the late Janice Louise (Clinedinst) Lohr.
Amy worked as a DMV clerk at E. W. Thomas Grocery. She was active in children and youth ministry at Word Ministries for one year and at Faith Christian Center International for six years with the children and three years in youth. Amy and John were involved in foster care and she helped announce football games at Fluvanna High School. Her nickname came from John wanting to keep Amy in his pocket, and in turn she called him her “treasure” and “shadow”.
She was united in marriage on May 31, 1997 to John Thomas Helbert, III, of Palmyra.
Surviving in addition to her husband and father is a sister, Ranita Cook and husband Lucas, of Mt. Solon; foster son, Emone, and her beloved cats, Jae and Sarge.