Helen Ilene Ankeny

Helen I. Ankeny, age 88, passed away on Monday June 21, 2021 at the Arbors of Minerva.

She was born on April 9, 1933 in Kensington to the late Lawrence and Flora Dora (Ridgeway) Beadnell.

Helen attended the Kensington elementary school and was an active member of the Hanoverton Church of Christ.

Helen married Charles F. Ankeny Sr. on April 12, 1952 and he passed away on April 27, 2013.

Survivors include her son Chuck (Terrie) Ankeny Jr. of Hanoverton. Two daughter-in-law’s Bonnie Ankeny of New Galilee, Pa. and Rita Ankeny of Salem. Eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. One sister-in-law Libby Beadnell and one brother-in-law Ernest (Marjorie) Ankeny.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons Harvey and Bill Ankeny, one granddaughter Anita M. Fasig and a great-great-grandson Drake. Her siblings: Lawrence, Eldon, Jackie, Wilma, Robert and her sister Twella.

Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery at a later date.