December 16, 1938 - October 1, 2018
Belva J. Groves, age 79 of Mattoon, IL passed away at 3:57 A.M., October 1, 2018 at Eastview Terrace in Sullivan, IL. A funeral service in her honor will be held at 11:00 A.M, Friday, October 5, 2018 at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL; Reverend Pat Nesters will officiate. Burial at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Mattoon, IL will be held at late date. The visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at the funeral home. Belva was born on December 16, 1938 in Mattoon, IL, the daughter of the Clifford K. and Leota M. (Shull) Broyles. She married William H. Groves, March 3, 1984 in Clinton, IL; he passed away September 10, 1996. She is survived by her three children; one daughter, Vickie J. Andres and husband Dan of Colorado Springs, CO; two sons, Randy Gavis of Mattoon, IL, Troy Gavis of Colorado Springs, CO; three grandchildren, Nate Andres, Sara Andres, Trevor Gavis; one great-grand child, Lilly Vigil; one brother, Barry Broyles and wife Barbie of Mattoon, IL; and two sisters, Janet Fryman and husband Joe of Mattoon, IL, Marty Rhodes of Gays, IL. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; a niece; and one grandchild, Chance Andres. Belva was a former employee of RR Donnelley and member of the Church of Christ in Mattoon, IL. She enjoyed traveling, wood working, crocheting rugs, and working with ceramics and stained glass. Belva was adored and loved by all who knew her. Memorials in Belva’s honor may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with the family.
Belva J. Groves, age 79 of Mattoon, IL passed away at 3:57 A.M., October 1, 2018 at Eastview Terrace in Sullivan, IL. A funeral service in her honor will be held at 11:00 A.M, Friday, October 5, 2018 at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash... View Obituary & Service Information
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