Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Helene Adelle Albert

Our beautiful mother, Helene Adelle Albert, age 90, of Heath, died Friday night, September 3, 2021 at Arlington Nursing Home in Heath.

Helene was born October 28, 1930 in Shelby to the late Harry and Helen (Flegm) Knapp. She was a 1948 graduate of Shelby High School. Helene spent her career working at Shelby Mutual Insurance, The Brickley Restaurant, and then the “Tuby” for 10 years. Helene grew up in the First Lutheran Church in Shelby, where she was a member.

Helene was known for her tender heart and caring nature. She was a caregiver to many family members and several members of the local community, even caring for the Turner children for many years when they were younger. Helene was a hard worker and cared a lot about the people in her community.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters: Amy (Jim) Brown of Dublin and Julie (Gary) Fellure of Heath; grandchildren: Rusty (Jessica Mackey) Fellure of Heath and Justin (Cassie) Fellure of Crestview, FL; great-grandchildren: Kaleb, Aubrielle, Emelynn, and Abrahm; and two sisters in law: Jean Knapp of Mansfield and Pat Knapp of Shelby; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband: Paul J. “X” Albert; two daughters: Paula Albert and Colleen Albert; an infant grandson: Talford Fellure; and siblings: Charles Knapp, Wanda Weber, Howard Knapp, Marjorie May, Kay Ewalt, and John Knapp.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 10:30 am. Rev. O. Douglas Tackett will officiate and burial follow in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Taylortown Community Church.

Appropriate ways to express sympathy for those unable to attend may be done by leaving an online condolence on Helene’s obituary at or by leaving a comment on her post on the funeral home’s Facebook page,

To view Helene’s tribute video, follow the link provided:

Memories & Condolence

  1. Marilyn Wilkinson Hopkins says:

    Amy ~ Keeping you in my thoughts.

  2. Kelly Shifferly says:

    I just wanted to say I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family take such fabulous care of her for so many years. She was very blessed to have you. I love you and I will always be here for long. Just call me….

  3. Pamela Kaye Saunders says:

    Amy, so very sorry for the loss of your mother! I will always remember her beautiful smile and how she always loved her children. Will be keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. May God Comfort you and his angels look over you through this difficult time.

  4. Linda Wills says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

  5. Debbie Wren says:

    My condolences on the loss of your mother.


  6. Kathy Baker Cotter says:

    Amy,I’m so sorry for your loss.Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Ellen M. Haverfield says:

    So sorry for your loss. Will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  8. Lynda Richardson says:

    Amy ~ so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You all took such good care of her for many years. Hoping your memories will give you some peace and help you get through this difficult time. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Jane Click says:

    Dear Amy and Julie and your families I am so sorry for your loss. Mom was a beautiful person. God watched you both for taking care of her and spending your lives together.

    I also miss this wonderful friendly lady who lived to be there for you all and spent her life making memories.
    Love to all.

    I have to work at the School when the funeral is taking place but my heart will forever be with you all. Hope to see you soon.

  10. Vicky (sis)Todd says:

    Amy Julie and family sorry for your loss prayers and thoughts are with you

  11. Laurie Rinehart says:

    Amy and Julie and family! I am so sorry for your loss. Helene was such a sweet person and she always made us gals feel at home. I will always remember her smile. Many heartfelt prayers for all!!

  12. Peggy McDaniel says:

    Any and Julie,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your mother was such a lovely person. You will have many wonderful memories.
    Peggy and Art

  13. Jayne Reed Rine says:

    Amy- I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Heartfelt prayers for you and your family for the time ahead . Prayers that the physical loss is replaced with memories that will dry your tears and warm your hearts in just the right moments. God bless.

  14. Ann Imhoff says:

    Sorry to hear about Helene
    My prayers are with you and the Family

  15. Brigette Harrison says:

    Dear Julie, Amy and family, My heartfelt condolences go out to you all. Prayers for your comfort during this difficult time. Big hugs.

  16. Tammy Dunn Kimmel says:

    Girls you mom was the best. When you say a kind heart that says it all. I’m very sorry for your loss and so wish I could be there. I loved your mom as much as I loved and missed Colleen. It brings me to tears to have to write this good bye. She will always be in your heart. Love you. Tammy Dunn Kimmel

  17. Deb Love says:

    Dear Amy,
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She always had a smile on her face. Prayers for you and your family to help you through these difficult times.

    Deb Love

  18. Nancy Whetstone says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. You took such good care of her over the past several years. Your love for your mom does not die with her. You will carry her spirit with you for the rest of your life. While Heaven surely got another angel, you and Julie were living angels, caring for your mother showing Christian love and living the values she emulated. Sending you love and prayers.

  19. Sheila biglin says:

    Amy, please accept our condolences on the passing of your Mom. She was a sweet and caring person. Al and I always thought very highly of her. She will be missed

  20. Annette Banichar says:

    I’m so sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. May all your wonderful memories of her help you through this difficult time. She will always be in your heart. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  21. Dale and Linda Schroeder says:

    Amy and Julie, So sorry to hear of Helene’s passing.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you

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