Helen Tysinger

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 2, 2007

WINSTON-SALEM – Helen Bost Tysinger, 96, of Hayes Forest Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at Forsyth Medical Center.

Born May 15, 1910, in Rowan County, Mrs. Tysinger was a daughter of the late Martin L. Bost and Mary Lee Powlas Bost. She spent her early life and was educated in Woodleaf and China Grove.

A member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Charlotte, she was very active in the women’s group and church choir.

In 2005, she and her husband, Henry W. Tysinger, moved to Winston-Salem to reside at Brookridge Retirement Community. Mr. Tysinger preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 2007.

Mrs. Tysinger is survived by son Henry W. Tysinger III and wife Cynthia of Winston-Salem; and brothers Hobert Bost of Salisbury and Richard Bost of Woodleaf.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday at Salem Funeral Home, 120 S. Main St. in Winston-Salem.

Service: The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m., Monday at Highland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Edward J. Crotty officiating. Assisting will be the Rev. Jim Wagner, interim pastor of Highland Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. Debbie Layman, associate pastor of Highland Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Chestnut Hill Cemetery in Salisbury.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to The Music Fund of St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 4013 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215; or The Organ Fund at Highland Presbyterian Church, 2380 Cloverdale Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

Online condolences may be made to the Tysinger family at www.salemfh.com.