Elizabeth Leys Obituary

Elizabeth Ann Leys
Ann Leys
Elizabeth Ann Leys

August 9, 1945 - April 21, 2014
Born in Charleston, SC
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Elizabeth "Ann" Leys, 68, passed from this life on Monday, April 21, 2014. The family will receive friends from 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 26 at Iles Westover Chapel. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Ann was born on August 9, 1945, in Charleston, SC to William and Annie (Culpepper) Gamble. Ann lived in Eufaula, AL for over 65 years. She earned her LPN degree from Sparks State Technical College in Eufaula. After many years as a dedicated Alabama State Trooper dispatcher, she retired and moved to Iowa to be closer to her family. Ann enjoyed reading, sewing, drawing, painting, playing bingo and spending time with her grandchildren.

Ann will be missed by her daughter, Lori (Jerry) Holt of Urbandale; son, John Traglio of Phenix City, AL; granddaughters, Elizabeth (Jacob) Welch of Ankeny, Casey Holt of Urbandale, Mika Traglio of San Antonio, TX; and brother, Jerry Gamble of Fayetteville, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Annie Gamble.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus, 610 32nd Ave. SW, Suite F, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 for the care given Ann at the Grinnell Health Care Center. Online condolences are welcomed at IlesCares.com.

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ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Saturday, April 26, 2014
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Hospice Campassus
610 32nd Ave. SW, Suite F
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404