Cere Helton Pendarvis, 82, returned to her heavenly home October 21, 2019. She passed surrounded by family in Franklin, TN. Her devotion to God and family supported her as she found her ultimate peace. Cere was born to Gordon and Pearl Weaver in Hickory, NC on November 16, 1936. She was immersed in a Christian family that would be her lifelong comfort. Her father Gordon was a talented electrician and her mother Pearl a devoted educator. Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. View was her home church. Cere was a talented musician who shared her talents with numerous churches. Her passions in life were gardening, playing cards, dancing, baking, raising and rescuing dogs, ceramics, and supporting her sons and grandchildren in their sporting endeavors. She is survived by her sons, J. Joe and his wife, Krista Helton of Franklin, TN, and J. Kelly Helton of Woodstock, GA; her grandchildren Samantha Helton Wheeler and husband Michael Wheeler of Birmingham, Al, J.J. Helton of Nashville, TN, Jake and Matthew Helton of Woodstock, GA; great-grandchildren Emma Blair and Wyatt Wheeler of Birmingham, AL. She is proceeded in death by her husband Jerry Helton, brother John Weaver, sister Joyce Brown and daughter Camilla Helton. Family and friends will celebrate her life at her church, Heritage Fellowship, located at 3615 Reinhardt College Parkway in Canton on Sunday, November 17, 2019. Family visitation will be between 12:30 and 1:30 with the service at 2:00. The church will host a reception afterwards. The Reverend Dr. Robert N. Nash and Pastor Justin Bishop will officiate. The family gratefully accepts your prayers. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Heritage Fellowship Church of Canton, GA.