Helen R. Bingham

Sep 4, 1923 – Dec 7, 2014


Helen R. Bingham

Helen R. Bingham, 91, died on December 7, 2014 at her home in Auburn, Washington. She follows her husband Murrie O. Bingham who died in 2005, and a daughter Bev who died in 2009. Helen was born in Wenatchee, Washington on September 4, 1923 to Walter and Roxie (Barnhart) Shearer. She is survived by her children Patty (Chastain), Kate (Blessing), Lannie (Gibson), Mike Bingham, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren with a fifth on the way.

Helen’s first job was packing cherries for the orchards near her home. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, where she met Murrie, also in the Navy. They married in Sulphur Springs, Texas in 1946, before moving to West Seattle where they made their home for many years.

Helen was a wonderful mother and loved by all who knew her. We will miss her always. Rest in peace Mom.


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