Helen Laton Marsh, age 75 of Carthage died Friday, September 3, 2021 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Born in Cumberland County on January 6, 1946 she was a daughter of the late Harold and Lottie Mae Willis Laton. After high school Helen took a job with the Sandhills Citizen News and after a couple of years went to work with Moore County Department of Social Services and later with the Health Department. She retired after working 33 years.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years Danny Marsh; two sons Danny Lee Marsh and wife Michelle of King, Tracy Marsh and wife Tina of Carthage; sister Marie Laton of Zebulon; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday at Emmanuel Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Garner and Danny Lee Marsh officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service starting at 2:00.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Marsh family.

Condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com


Visitation: September 5, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Emmanuel Baptist Church
632 McCrimmon Road
Carthage, NC 28327

Funeral Service: September 5, 2021 3:00 pm

Emmanuel Baptist Church
632 McCrimmon Road
Carthage, NC 28327


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  1. I worked with Helen at the Health Department. I enjoyed working with her so much! She always had a smile & was so friendly & ready to help. Sorry for your loss. Al & I will be praying for comfort & peace for the family!

  2. I have known Helen Marsh for 18 years. I met her at Emmanuel Baptist Church, such a sweet and caring person. I miss you so much, I know you are with Jesus now and you have received your Healing, no more pain.

  3. Dannie Lee and Family You have our heartfelt sympathy over the loss of your mother/ We knew her many years and our children grew up with you all. She will surely be missed. Arles and Bradie Taylor Carthage NC

  4. Helen was such a sweet lady that loved her family. I enjoyed working with her at the Health Dept many years ago. Prayers for the family.

  5. Love and Prayers for the family.
    Helen was a wonderful person. We
    worked at the Health Department
    together several years.She was my
    Friend and co-worker. She will be missed.

  6. I was so very sorry to hear this sad news. I have so many great memories of Helen. I remember laughing at catfish flopping in the frying pan, eating her yummy homemade dill pickles, weekend beach trips, lake Juno trips, picnics and all the fun our families had together during my childhood….She was one of a kind and she had the best sense of humor. Praying for you all. Love you guys!

  7. Helen was one of the kindest, sweetest ladies I ever knew. So sorry for the family for their loss. May God wrap them in his loving arms and be with them in their time of grieving.

  8. I worked with Sweet Helen at the MC Health Department! She ALWAYS had a smile on her face and was such a warm and caring person! I have those wonderful memories of her! My prayers for comfort for you all during this sad time!

  9. An angel on earth that took care of guided so many, now an angel in heaven watching and guiding those you love from above. Send them peace and strength.

  10. Sending my heartfelt symphony to the entire family. Helen was the sweetest, soft-spoken lady. I always enjoyed chatting with her at church. She will be missed by many.
    “Fly High Beautiful Angel”

  11. Danny.Danny Lee. Tracy. and families. Mrs Helen. was a wonderful Christian lady .She led by example and will be missed by all that knew her.I am sorry for your loss.

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