Glenna Kay Groves (75) of Effingham


Published on April 25 2022 2:10 pm

Glenna Kay Groves 75, of Effingham, IL. passed away at 10:50 am Saturday April 23, 2022 at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham, Illinois.

She was born May 6, 1946 in Paradise Township, Coles County, Illinois the daughter of Rev. Glen E and Vera B. (Phelps) Groves. Kay was employed at Crawford Shoe Company in Mattoon, Illinois, a secretary for World Gospel Mission in Marion, Indiana and a Care Giver in Effingham, Illinois.

She is survived by her brother Donald Groves (Ida Mae) of Mattoon, Illinois; sisters, Marilyn Spencer (Delbert) of Trilla, Illinois and Carol Blankenship of Effingham, Illinois; seven nieces and eight nephews; several great nieces and great nephews.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Nina Ewing and Patricia Spencer; brother in laws, Roger Ewing, Harrison Blankenship and Donald Spencer.

Memorials are suggested to the World Gospel Mission, 3783 East, State Road 18, Marion, IN 46952.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 30, 2022 in the Zion Hill United Methodist Church Paradise Township, Coles County, Illinois. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time Saturday, April 30, 2022 also in the church. Burial will be in the Zion Hill Cemetery in Paradise Township, Coles County, Illinois.

The Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home in Neoga is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by clicking here