Helen Mae Neal Kivett, age 86 of Carthage died January 19, 2018 at Peak Resources - Pinelake.  

There will be a luncheon at noon on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church followed by visitation at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm funeral service conducted by Dr. William Cooper. Burial will follow in Cross Hill Cemetery

She was born in Moore County on 2/25/1931 to the late Claborn Mack Neal and Lessie Pearl Barber Neal.

She worked as a inspector at Quality Mills.  She and her husband operated Kivett's Store for many years in Carthage. 

She is preceded by her step mother, Annie Neal, her husband, James Kivett, brother, Melvin Neal, sister, Irene Shaver. Helen loved working outside and had a green thumb.  She loved her cats, Tiger and Kit-Kat, and was well loved her church family at Calvary Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughters, Jackie Boggs (Mike) of Sanford, Alice Greene (Mark) of Hopkinsville, KY, sisters, Hilda Coles of Columbus, Indiana and Vivian Wyne (Jessie) of Mebane; grandchildren, April Boggs, Jamie Seawell, Stephen Barber, Kim Tibbetts; great-grandchildren, Dalton Seawell, Logan Tibbetts, Avery and Layton Barber.

Flowers are welcome however, if you would like to offer a memorial the family requests making it to the Arbor Day Foundation at www.shop.arborday.org.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Kivett family. 

Condolences: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Alice and Jackie
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Having recently experienced the same loss, I sympathize withKnow that you are both in my heart and prayers.

  2. Alice and Jackie,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Having recently experienced the same loss, I can sympathize with you. Know that you both are in my heart and prayers.

  3. Sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of sorrow. May God lead and guide you in this time of sorrow. Love in christ.

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