Funeral service for Mrs. Morelle L. Eley, age 92, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 12 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. A native of Huntland, TN, Mrs. Eley is the daughter of the late Deedie and Ollie Lee. She worked for the Bank of Lincoln County for 47 years before retiring as the Vice President and then worked as a secretary for Ben Porter Realtor starting in 1995. In her earlier years she enjoyed bowling and quilting.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law Gale Eley of Paducah, KY, granddaughters Jennifer and Claire Eley of Paducah, KY; great-granddaughters Olivia and Charlotte Eley;and niece Linda (Ken) Martin of Meridianville, AL. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband Charlie Frank Eley; son Larry B. Eley; sisters Kathleen Lee, Carolyn Cashion, Ethel Porter, and Macon Almonrode; and brothers Gilbert and Jay N. Lee.
Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10 AM until time of service at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or CooperRiis Healing Community at PO Box 600, Mill Spring, NC 28756.