Eula  Lyons
Eula Lyons

November 29, 1922 - March 13, 2017
Resided in Grimes, IA
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Eula Lyons, 94, Grimes, Iowa, died at Bishop Drumm Care Center, Johnston, Iowa on Monday, March 13, 2017.

Survivors include sons Cal (Becky) Arthur and Charles (Debra Graulich) Arthur, daughter Kimberly (Dennis) Borwick, 9 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents Fred & Elizabeth (Jones) Wilburn, first husband Lonnie Arthur, second husband Elbert Lyons, sisters Maymie and Rettie, brothers Al, Cleve, and Waymon.

Eula was born November 29, 1922 in London, Kentucky. When she was a small child, she moved with her family to Cincinnati, Ohio. She married Lonnie Arthur in 1938 and had three children, Calvin, Charles, and Kimberly. They moved the family to Rembrandt, Iowa in 1948. They were divorced in 1960 and she returned to Cincinnati, Ohio. She later married Elbert Lyons, Jr., and helped to raise his son Max. They were married 42 years. She was a member of the Deer Park Baptist Church in Cincinnati. She worked at the Methodist Global Ministries for 23 years, later retiring from the company. After Elbert's death in 2002, she moved to Grimes, Iowa in 2004 to be closer to family. Upon moving to Iowa she became a faithful member of Maranatha Baptist Congregation until her passing.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00am, Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50322. Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home with family present from 4 to 6pm. Burial will be at Sunny Hill Cemetery, Grimes, Iowa.

Memorial fund: Maranatha Fitness Trail Project, c/o Maranatha Baptist Church, 877 S.E. 19th Street, Grimes, Iowa 50111.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, March 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM
Sunny Hill Cemetery
Polk County
Grimes, IA US 50111
Saturday, March 25, 2017
11:30 AM


Maranatha Baptist Church
877 S.E. 19th Street
Grimes, IA US 50111
Maranatha Fitness Trail Project.
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