October 28, 1937 - January 28, 2020
Albert Louis Helton, age 82 and a resident of Franklinton, died Tuesday January 28, 2020 at his home. He was a welder and later a chief inspector for pipelines throughout the United States and other parts of the world. Louis was a hard worker and if he wasn’t working at a particular time he was looking for another job to get involved in. He always enjoyed camping while staying on the numerous jobsites he traveled to. Louis loved old country music and watching his favorite Western movies and TV shows. He had a special place in his heart for his pet dogs Remy, Odie and Ema.
Survived by: Daughters and Sons in law: Kimberly Helton Brothers and Jarod Brothers of Spring, TX, Ashley Helton Marshall and Bryan Marshall, Jennifer Richard all of Franklinton; Son: Greg Helton of Mt. Hermon; Grandchildren and Spouses: Darrell LaSalle, Jr., Brandon and Jodi LaSalle all of Franklinton, Melvin Richard, III of Morgan City, Chassidy and Scott Lafferty of Franklinton, Michael and Lauren Richard of Natchez, MS; Great-grandchildren: Chandler LaSalle, Madison LaSalle, Jasper LaSalle, Brianna LaSalle, Mason LaSalle, Grace LaSalle, Jackson LaSalle, Joe Magee, Jony Magee, Nic Keen, Summer Applegate, Natalie Lafferty; 3 Brothers and a Sister in law: Buddy and Deborah Helton of Mt. Hermon, Dickie Knight of Franklinton, Keith Helton of Columbia, MS; Also numerous other family members and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Pearl Boutwell Brumfield, father William “Bill” Helton, daughter Julie LaSalle, sister Geraldine Fussell, brother “Shot” Helton, wife Martha Helton and step-son Ricky Cubbage
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Thursday January 30th from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm and after 9:00 am on Friday. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 am on Friday. Burial will follow in Ellis Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Michael Richard, Bryan Marshall, Jasper LaSalle, Scott Lafferty, Mason LaSalle, Chandler LaSalle, Joe Magee, Jony Magee
Honorary Pallbearers: John Green and John “Gator” Thomas