Obituary For Helen Patricia Denton Gorff: A Cherished Life Remembered 2024


Helen Patricia Denton Gorff Passes Away at 73

Helen Patricia Denton Gorff Passes Away at 73

Cullman, AL – May 26, 2024 – Helen Patricia Denton Gorff, a cherished member of the Cullman community, passed away peacefully at Huntsville Hospital on Friday, May 24, 2024, at the age of 73. She was surrounded by her devoted family during her final moments.


Helen Patricia Denton Gorff was born to Herschel Denton and Martha Cansas Glover Denton. She lived a life filled with love, laughter, and unwavering dedication to her family.

Helen was a loving wife to her late husband, James Edward Gorff, and a devoted mother to her children, Lawrence Gorff and Danielle Teichmiller (Joey). She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren, Austin Teichmiller, Cheyenne Spears, Cody Gorff, Vivian Gorff, Anastasia Gorff, Zoey Ballenger, and Kiara O’Steen.

Helen’s legacy will continue through her great-grandchildren: Alex Spears, Lane Spears, Abel Spears, Fred Gorff, Bentley Martinez, Zayne Teichmiller, and Aylin Teichmiller. She was a beloved sister to Roger Danny Denton and Velma Mabry (Jim) and a cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service and Interment

A funeral service to honor Helen’s life will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 11:00 AM at the Cullman Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the chapel prior to the service.

Following the funeral service, Helen will be laid to rest at Ebenezer Cemetery, where she will join her beloved husband, James. The pallbearers will be her grandsons and close family members.

Tributes and Fond Memories

Helen was an avid scrapbooker, shopper, and Elvis Presley enthusiast. She was known for her infectious laugh, unwavering optimism, and unwavering love for her family.

“Our hearts are heavy with sadness, but we find comfort in knowing that Helen lived a full and meaningful life,” said her daughter, Danielle. “She will always be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and unwavering love.”

The family of Helen Patricia Denton Gorff would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Huntsville Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion during her final days.

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