Helen Caldwell Dionne

October 30, 2013

Helen Caldwell Dionne


dionneHelen Caldwell Dionne, age 71, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013. She was born on February 22, 1942 in San Antonio to James A. and Laura Adelle Caldwell. She created and put her heart into the nursing program in Fort Stockton. For over 30 years she trained and mentored student nurses through the FSISD nursing program which later became the Midland College extension nursing program.


Helen is survived by her husband, Paul Dionne; two sons, Jeffrey Todd Hinson and wife Kimberli of Fort Worth, Michael Wayne Hinson and wife Caroline of Midland; four step-children, Marie Denise Johnston, Robin Ann Murphy, David Paul Dionne, Daniel Hart Dionne; brother, James A. Caldwell, Jr.; four grandchildren, Emily Hinson, Grant Hinson, Jamison Hinson and Adelle Hinson.


She was preceded in death by her mother and father; son, Gregory Scott Hinson.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Helen Dionne Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund at Pecos County State Bank, First National Bank or West Texas State Bank. Memorials may also be directed to the Midland College Foundation and sent to Kimberly Cowan in the Pevehouse Administration Building, online at Give a Gift, or mail to:

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