Effie Newson Eley
Services for Effie Newson Eley, of Brookhaven, formerly ofMonticello, are 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Quinn’s Temple Church ofGod in Christ in Monticello with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Friday from 1 until 6 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.
Mrs. Eley, 87, died May 5, 2009, at Countrybrook Living Center.She was born in Lawrence County on Jan. 13, 1922, to John Newsonand Prudence Stovall Newson.
She was retired. She was a member of Quinn’s Temple Church ofGod in Christ.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Levie EleySr.; a daughter, Martha Hill; her sons, Levie Eley Jr. and JohnEley; her three grandchildren; and several brothers andsisters.
Survivors are her daughters, Johnnie Holloway, Ethel Johnson andhusband, Eddie, and Ida Pearl Eley, all of Monticello; her sons,Leroy Eley, Nathaniel Eley and wife, Avenell, Ernest Eley andBooker T. Eley, all of Monticello; a sister, Betty Maye, of Topeka;her 62 grandchildren; her 129 great-grandchildren; and her 14great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.