D. Elaine Lyons
D. Elaine Lyons, 87, of Springfield, died at 10:39 am, Saturday, February 14, 2015 at home. She was born August 3, 1927 in Peoria to Bernard C. and Helene (Wieland) Carver. She married Dale Lyons on April 11, 1945 and he preceded her in death in 2009.
She is survived by four daughters: Estelle Lyons of Riverton, Cathy (Larry Boroweic) Lyons of Riverton, Jolene Lyons of Springfield and Cindy McCuen of Springfield; two sons: V. Alex (Dana) Lyons of Springfield, Terry Lyons of Springfield, and daughter-in-law Venita Lyons of Springfield; eleven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and her constant canine companion, Sissi.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers: Norman Carver and Bernard Carver and son, Larry Lyons.
Elaine was a resident of Riverton and Springfield most of her life. She worked for over 20 years at the Heritage House Restaurant. She loved her Lord and Savior, was a member of South Tower Community Church, was a wonderful cook, loved her family and was the publisher of the Memoir of Miracles book.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home. A second visitation will be held from 10-11 am Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at South Tower Community Church.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at South Tower Community Church with Pastor Charlie Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.