Eloise was a former receptionist
at the Y.M.C.A. in Pon-tiac, Mich., and a former waitress at the Hickory Log Restaurant in Dexter. She attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter and was a resident of Dexter.
Survivors include two brothers, Charles "Bud" LaRue, Jr. and wife Geneva of Sikeston, and Kenneth LaRue and wife Shirley of Dexter; one sister, Opal Coffey of Dexter; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Glenn LaRue, Virgil LaRue, Leo LaRue, and Chester LaRue; and by two sisters, Beulah Arnold and JoAnne Whitledge.
Visitation will be at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Phil Warren and Rev. Josh Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow in the Essex Cemetery.