Funeral services for Helen Julie Everley, 68, Eudora will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Eudora Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, MO.
Helen was born September 27, 1949 in Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of Charles and Eunice Urbik Robertson.
She graduated from Winchester High School in 1967 and attended the University of Kansas. Helen ran the bookkeeping and administration for Everley Roofing, Heating, and Air until she and her husband retired in 1990.
After retiring, she worked at multiple flower shops in Eudora and Linwood and volunteered at the gift shop at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She loved gardening, and for more than 20 years was well known throughout the Eudora community for planting flowers around the city to decorate the main public areas.
She was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling to spend time with her family.
She married Phillip Allen Everley on November 29, 1969 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death May 23, 2016.
Survivors include her three sons, Mark (Rita) Everley, Kansas City, MO, Patrick Everley, Arlington, VA, Steven (Whitney) Everley, Irving, TX; four grandchildren, Hayden, Parker, Lucia, and Ainsley; and her brothers Steve Robertson, Lawrence, KS, Jim Robertson, Topeka, KS, and Paul Robertson, Phoenix, AZ.
The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel, Eudora, KS.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in her name to the Eudora United Methodist Church or the Eudora Boy Scouts and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.