Helen Hurt Naramore

Jan. 20, 1922 – Dec. 17, 2013

Funeral services for former Basin resident Helen Hurt Naramore were held Dec. 21 at Atwood Family Chapel in Basin. Helen, 91, died Dec. 17 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

She was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Ansonia, Conn., the daughter of Nicholas and Teckla Bodyk. She married Ralph N. Hurt in June 1946. After Ralph finished his tour of duty in the United States Navy, the couple settled in Wyoming. They had one son, Ronald. Ralph died in June 1967 in Basin.

Helen and her son Ron returned to Gillette. Helen married Kenneth Naramore in Gillette in February 1976. He died in December 2001.

Helen moved to Oklahoma City in 2002 to be near her son. She enjoyed traveling, reading, shopping and all the grandkids.

Helen had an interesting career in banking, including serving as president of the Wyoming Women’s Banking Association.

Her sister, Mary; her parents, Nicholas and Teckla, and her husbands, Ralph Hurt and Kenneth Naramore, preceded her in death.

Helen is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald G. and Judy Hurt of Oklahoma City; stepsons and their spouses, Dr. James and Karen Naramore, of Gillette, Bill and Janet Naramore of Dallas; stepdaughter and her husband, Gary and KennaLou Rose of Gillette; one brother, Walter Bodyk of Naugatuck, Conn.; two grandsons, eight step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Burial was in Mount View Cemetery.