- [S75] Atchley Funeral Home Records, Volume II, 1955-1973, Larry D. Fox, (Smoky Mountain Historical Society), 30 May 1972.
Mary Helton Burkett obituary
- [S112] Census, 1940.
Name Grace Joslin
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Civil District 5, Sevier, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status Married
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Wife
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Birth Year (Estimated) 1911
Last Place of Residence Same Place
Mayford Joslin Head M 35 Tennessee
Grace Joslin Wife F 29 Tennessee
R B Proffett Stepson M 5 Tennessee
- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 30 Nov 2001.
Iva Grace Joslin
April 11, 1911 - November 30, 2001
Birthplace: Sevier County
Resided In: Sevierville Tennessee USA
Visitation: December 04, 2001
Service: December 05, 2001
Cemetery: Alder Branch Cemetery
Iva Grace Helton Joslin 90, of Wears Valley went to be with the Lord Friday, November 30, 2001. Mrs Joslin was preceded in death by her husband, Mayford Joslin (1904-1980), brothers, Howard, David, Kenny, Laymon, Earl, Delmar, and Ambrose Helton, sisters, Mattie Helton Headrick, Francis Helton McCarter.
Mrs. Joslin was born on April 11, 1911 in Sevier County, the daughter of Ben C. Helton and Anna Maples Helton. Mrs. Joslin served as interim Post Master of Concord Post Office from 1929 until 1933. In her later years she made ladies’ woven hand bags from 1951 until 1970, when she became a sales clerk at Lay’s 5 and 10 cent store in Sevierville where she worked until the closing of the store in January 1983. She was a faithful member of the Valley View Baptist Church in Wears Valley where she was active in Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and Discipleship Training.
Sons and daughters-in-law:
Robert B. and Marty Proffitt of Escondido, California
Preston and Kathleen Joslin of Okinawa, Japan
Dennis and Carole Joslin of Wears Valley
Calvin and Paula Joslin of Wears Valley
Oma Lucy Helton Stephens of Maryville
Ruth Helton of Maryville
Josephine Helton of Sevierville
Robbie Rainwater Meyers of Sevierville
Robbie Proffitt of Indiana
Debbie Proffitt of California
Jeff Joslin of Georgia
Chris Joslin of Nashville
Tammy Reagan of Sevierville
Rick Joslin of Gatlinburg
Kelly Power Jones of Bradenton, Florida
Brian Joslin of Seymour
Julie Nave of Sevierville
Several Nieces, Nephews and a host of friends also survive
Funeral Service 1 PM Wednesday at the Valley View Baptist Church in Wears Valley with the Rev. Jeff Hickman officiating Eulogies by Ethelene Ownby Morgan and Curtis Clabo. Interment will follow at the Alder Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
- [S34] In the Shadow of the Smokies, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, (1993), 93.
Tombstone without death date
- [S58] Marriage Certificate.
Name: B. C. Helton
Spouse's Name: Annie E. Maples
Spouse's Birth Date:
Event Date: 28 Jul 1895
Event Place: , Sevier, Tennessee
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51968-4
System Origin: Tennessee-VR
GS Film number: 969967
Reference ID: 2:2B66B0W
- [S58] Marriage Certificate.
JOSLIN, MAYFORD HELTON, GRACE 1938-11-26