The Banner Press
Marble Hill, MO
November 23, 1961
JOHN WESLEY ELLEDGE
John Wesley Elledge, 80 years old of Bloomfield, died Monday at the home of a daughter in Bernie. Services will be today (Thursday) in Advance. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Born August 13, 1881, Mr. Elledge was married January 29, 1905 to Melissa Messer, who died in 1933. Survivors are three daughters: Mrs. Lucresia Von of Bloomfield, Mrs. Millie Hamlin of Bernie, Mrs. Eldora Arnold of Chaffee; three sons: Lawrence and Truman of Dexter, Woodrow of Chaffee, a brother, Charles of Lutesville, a sister, Mrs. Betty Colling of Claremore, Oklahoma; 7 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. A son died previously.