Helen Jeanette (Groves) Egley

December 23, 1949 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 69)


Helen Jeanette Egley was born at home on December 23rd, 1949. She went home to be with the Lord on November 30th, 2019.

Helen was preceded in death by her mother: Dorothy (Wallet) Groves, Father: Vernon Groves, Brothers: Warren Groves, William Groves, Joe Groves and Richard Groves.

Helen is survived by her husband: David Egley, Centerville, Iowa, Daughter: Wendy Reeder, Son: Travis Egley, Centerville,Granddaughter: Heather "Tater" Hysell, Des Moines, Grandsons: Eric Campbell,Aiden Egley and Travis Egley, all of Centerville, Great Granddaughters: Taylor Dawn Hysell, Gracie Mae Hysell, Jaimie Sue Hysell and Charley Rae Hysell, all of Des Moines. Great Grandson: Noah Campbell of Centerville and Many nieces and nephews.

Helen is also survived by her sisters: Dorothy lee (Jack) Coovert, Grandview, Missouri; Mar Anne (Frances "Butch") Wrieden, Keokuk, Iowa; Ida Holme (S.O. Bob Little), Kahoka, Missouri and Alice "Maxine" Groves, Keokuk, Iowa.

Cremation has been accorded.    There will be a memorial service Saturday, December 14th, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, East of Centerville on Highway 2.   Lange Funeral Home and Crematory of Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the Egley family.  Memorials may be dropped off or mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at

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Celebration of Life
December 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Mt. Ararat Cemetery
272nd Ave
Moulton, IA 52570

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