Lorna Elledge, the daughter of the late Guy and Leota Kell Templeton, was born in Pocahontas, Ark., on May 25, 1932, and died in the Genesy's Health Park in Grand Blanc, Mich., on Feb. 20, 2005, at the age of 72.
On July 13, 1953, she was married to Lloyd Elledge in St. Louis. Mr. Elledge preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2000.
Mrs. Elledge was a former resident of the Puxico area and had lived in Grand Blanc, Mich., the past four years. She was a member of the Goodrich United Methodist Church in Goodrich, Mich., a dual member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Lodge #422, in Puxico and Lodge #481 in Goodrich, Mich., and a life member of the V.F.W. Post 7822 Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by three daughters, Shirley Crank of Puxico, Janet Ellege and Donna Eddy, both of Goodrich, Mich.; four grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and one sister, Eunice Sumowski.
Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. V.F.W. and Eastern Star services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday evening in the funeral chapel.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with the Rev. Ray Placher of Puxico officiating.
Interment will follow in the Wappapello Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.