Helen E. Everly
May 18, 1917 – November 29, 2019
Helen E. Everly, age 102, of Peoria, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at Bickford Assisted Living in Peoria. She was born May 18, 1917 In Mossville, IL to Ernest and Laura (Brownell) Hendryx. She married Drexel Everly on November 22, 1953. He preceded her in death on June 27, 2004.
Helen is survived by her nieces, Nancy (Charlie) Elwyn of Peoria and Sherri Shane of Kickapoo; nephew Dale (Diana) Hendryx of Peoria; and niece, Linda Jackson. Helen was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Ralph “Dale” and Kenneth “Dutch”.
Helen loved dancing and spending time with family and friends. Helen was the oldest member of Mossville United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4:00-6:00PM. Funeral services will be Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10:00AM. Visitation and funeral held at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home, 2408 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria. Charlie Elwyn will officiate.
Interment will be in Parkview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made to Helen’s family at www.woolsey-wilton.com
- Ernest Hendryx, Father
- Laura (Brownell) Hendryx, Mother
- Drexel Everly, Husband
- Ralph "Dale", Brother
- Kenneth "Dutch", Brother
- Nancy (Charlie) Elwyn, Niece
- Sherri Shane, Niece
- Linda Jackson, Niece
- Dale (Diana) Hendryx, Nephew
Helen married Drexel Everly on November 22, 1953. He preceded her in death on June 27, 2004.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Laura; and her brothers, Ralph “Dale” and Kenneth “Dutch”.
- The charity of your choice
- Visitation Thursday, December 5, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, December 6, 2019
Helen E. Everly
December 2, 2019
Helen along with Drex were a great inspiration in my life. She was a smart business woman and Drex was an excellent musician. RIP Helen and Drex