Emily Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Groves

Emily Gertrude “Trudy” Groves, 74, of Tallahassee, Florida, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

She was born in Tallahassee Aug. 29, 1943, to Frank Patrick and Mary Etta Carnley.

Trudy is survived by three children, Scott Groves of Tallahassee, Florida, Candice (James) Heilman of Green Springs and Todd (Jean) Groves of Tiffin; a sister, Mary Ann Funckus of Apple Valley, California; a brother, Jerry Frank Carnley of Atlanta, Georgia; and three grandchildren, Fawne (Joshua Conrad) Heilman-Conrad of Tiffin, Rachel Groves of Marion and Erin Groves of Tiffin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Irvin Eugene Groves.

Trudy was a loving wife and mother who was devoted to her family. She enjoyed traveling, gemology and bingo. Trudy had numerous friends who meant the world to her. She will be missed by all who were touched by her love. We know she is in heaven with her husband and family.

Services are taking place Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home, Tallahassee, Florida.