Alois B. Ely

June 23, 1931 – November 29, 2021

Alois B. Ely, 90, of Oolitic, passed away at 11:00 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021, at her residence.

Born June 23, 1931, in Lee Co., VA, she was the daughter of Carter Lee and Hazel (Alsup) Yeary. She married Charles Ely and he preceded her in death. She retired as an assembler at RCA in Bloomington. She was a member of the Avoca Baptist Church and Avoca Quilters.

Survivors include four brothers, Grover D.C. Yeary, Condy Wayne Yeary and wife, Jane, all of Bedford, Donald Ray Yeary, and wife, Gloria, of Florida, and Charles Milburn Yeary and wife, Trish, of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters, Frances Johnson, and Wilma Sue Turner, and husband, Ted, all of Bedford; a son-in-law, James See, of Martinsville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Rob and Jack Yeary, and a daughter, Charlene Bernice See.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day
& Carter Mortuary with Lewis Stewart officiating. Entombment will follow in Cresthaven Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3rd, and from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, Dec. 4th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions in Alois’ memory be made to the White River Humane Society.

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