Jeanetta Helmick, 76, of Cedar Rapids passed away on July 22, 2020 at her home. She was born October 8, 1943 in Bloomfield to Lyman Eugene and Ruby Pauletta Howell Goodson. She married Harold David Helmick on December 2, 1962.

Jeanetta loved to learn and had Associate’s degrees in drafting and Horticulture. Her career interests were diverse as she was a seamstress, painted in all mediums and taught oil painting, made and repaired stained glass, florist, horticulturist, and an over-the-road truck driver which she did to travel. She enjoyed being a member of Midway Baptist Church, gardening, a multitude of crafts, collecting, and spending time with her little dogs. Jeanetta especially loved her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Tammy (Kevin) Johnson of Queen City, Mo., Brenda (Leon) Schindler of Cedar Rapids, Kevin (Christina) Helmick of Bangs, Texas, Angela (Yahya Mitchell) Helmick of Omaha, Neb., Aaron (Tammy) Helmick of Ottumwa; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Philip (Cathy) Goodson of Bloomfield, Christine (Dan) Swift of Jacksonville, Douglas (Joyce) Goodson of Bloomfield, and Teresa (Trenton) Starr of Mount Vernon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Nanette; and special friend, Wray Bassett.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Tom Shipley and Kevin Helmick officiating. Burial will be at the Bethel Cemetery in Davis County. Visitation began at 10 a.m. on Saturday with the family present to greet friends from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral. A memorial has been established to Midway Baptist Church. Online condolences may be directed to

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