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Iva Leah Egger

Iva Leah Egger, age 88, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 in Mena.

She was born October 10, 1931 in Opal, Arkansas to the late Cooper Samuel Standridge and the late Osie Elvira Bates Standridge.  She was united in marriage to Odell Egger until his passing.  Mrs. Egger was a housekeeper for various businesses in Mena over the years.  She enjoyed reading and was a member of Dallas Avenue Baptist Church.  Always a happy person, she dearly loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren and family.  She was a loving wife, mother, aunt, sister and friend and will be deeply missed by all.

Survivors are her son, Steve Egger and wife, Cindy of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Vicki Lyle of Mena, Arkansas; two granddaughters; numerous nieces and nephew; and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Elvira Standridge; her husband, Odell Egger; her brother, Dale Standridge; her sister, Ellie Hoover; her infant daughter, Terri Egger; and a granddaughter.

Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 14, 2019 at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Justin Leonard officiating.  Interment followed at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of Beasley- Wood Funeral Home of Mena.  Visitation was general.

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