BENTON, ME - Helen L. (Chamberlain) Gurney, 79, died peacefully Wednesday March 18, 2015 at a Waterville hospital following a long illness, surrounded by her family. She was born in Benton on Nov. 21, 1935. Helen was predeceased by her parents Almon and Lelia Chamberlain; husband Donald (Duck) Gurney, brothers Ernest and Almon Jr., sisters Lucille, Pauline, and Thelma; stepdaughter Dawn Mcaleer, stepson Reagan Gurney. Survivors include her sons, James and wife Stephanie Proctor of Benton, ME, Stephen and wife Gay Proctor of Lincoln, ME, Glenn and wife Karen Proctor of Benton, ME; grandchildren, Todd Proctor and Michael Proctor both of Benton, ME, Travis Proctor and Eliza Jenkins both of Lincoln, ME, Lisa Colman of New Hampshire, Justin Liebowitz of Winslow, ME; many great-grandchildren; sisters Gladys Benner of Fairfield, ME, Edith Robinson of Benton, ME, June Fowler of Troy, ME, Christine Ravin of Westhill, Cali.; many nieces and nephews; a special friend Shirley Warren of Athens, ME. There will be a graveside service in the spring. A special thank you to the staff at Inland Hospital.