Helen is the daughter of the late Audrey and Maudine Richardson, Cordova, Ala. After earning her RN degree, she was employed with St. Vincent Clay Hospital for 38 years, before retiring.
Noel is the son of the late Noel and Elta Allen, Roseville, Ohio. He was the manager of Marion Brick in 1964, until they were sold. He went to work for AGAMAC of Barcelona, Spain building brick plants in the United States, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. After retiring from the brick business, he owned and operated Red Roof Antiques and Locks.
Noel and Helen have three daughters, Rana and Robert Hill; Patty and Garth Woodcox; and Nan and Tom Metz. They have seven grandchildren, Shawn and Amy Schauber, Joshua Metz, Tiffani Metz, Ashley Woodcox, Jennifer Woodcox, Lindsay Woodcox and Ryan Woodcox; along with four great-grandchildren, Zane Allen Schauber, Anna Kay Gregg, Mikayla Atkinson and Dayton Coleman.