WAYNESVILLE — Helen Ruth Rouser, 81, went to her heavenly home May 6, 2019.

Helen was born in Satolah, Georgia, to the late Rev. Frank and Maude Reed and grew up in Highlands and Waynesville. She received her degree in X-Ray Technology at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked many years at The Bone and Joint Clinic in Asheville.

After meeting the love of her life, Gene Rouser, the two of them formed a business together known as The Insurance Center of Waynesville. They complimented each other and enjoyed life together.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Gene; sisters, Gerrie Boswell and Jessie Little; brothers, Gilbert and Clinton Reed.

Helen is survived by a sister, Mary Ann Wood (Kelvin), several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979.

The care of Mrs. Rouser has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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