SMITH, Helen V., 84 of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at Forest Hills Nursing Home, St. Clairsville, OH. She was a retired clerk from Stone and Thomas Department Store. She was a Lutheran by faith and a member of the Bridgeport Eagles and American Legion 227, Bridgeport, OH. Preceded in death by her parents Arthur Meals and Bernadine Strauss Brumback; former spouse William Kinkade and former spouse Hugh H. Williams; a son, James Keith Kinkade; two brothers, Robert Meals and Carl Brumback; three sisters, Katherine Stone, Mary Eleanor Cross and Molly Ann McConahan. Surviving are her husband, James S. Smith of Wheeling; two sons, Thomas E. and his wife Donna Smith, of Wheeling; and Larry L. and his wife Charlotte Smith, of Wheeling; also two granchildren, James Stephen Smith, of Wheeling and Dawn Renee Smith, of Wheeling; and a cousin Marie Strauss, of Martins Ferry, Ohio. Visitation and funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Entombment in Parkview Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.