Helen June Shipes, 73, of Pensacola, Florida went home to be with the Lord on June 1, 2017. Helen was born November 24, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Helen attended Myrtle Grove Baptist Church with her family. She was employed with the Escambia County Schools for 28 years and dedicated her time helping young children read as a Teacher Aide. More recently she was the Librarian Assistant at Pleasant Grove Elementary. Helen is preceded in death by her mother, Inez Jones; sister, Bettie McClanahan; brother, James Key and father, James Key. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 49 years, John Shipes as well as her daughter, Crystal Bennett (Peter). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Alyssa, Preston, Trenton and Carissa Bennett; nephew, David McClanahan; nieces, Becky Robnett, Pam Rudolph, Terrie Goynes and Florence Snow as well as other relatives and friends.Visitation will be from 4pm until the service at 5pm on June 3, 2017 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral HomeThe family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Dominique and the staff at Asbury Place.