Friday, March 11, 2016

Okey Eller

Okey Eller

PARENTS: Charles A. Eller and Elizabeth Yoho

MARRIAGE: Okey Eller married Gay Ferrell on 17 Oct 1925 in New Martinsville, Wetzel Co., WV (21/392).
(Source: Wetzel Co., WV, Marriage Book 21, page 392)

RESIDENCES: Okey Eller lived at the home place - Home of Charles A. Eller & family. This is located on ridge above Proctor, WV near a place that used to be called Highland.  There was a school there many years ago.
(Furnished by Clarice Stanley)

OBITUARY:  Okey Eller Dies
Okey Eller, 91, of Proctor, [WV], died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 1991, in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, [WV].

He was born July 22, 1900, [Proctor, Wetzel Co., WV] son of the late Charles and Elizabeth Yoho Eller.

He was a retired self-employed farmer, a retired truck driver for the Ohio Power Co., a retired deputy assessor for Wetzel County and a member of the Proctor Christian Disciples of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gay Ferrel Eller; a son, Lemoyne; three brothers; a sister.

Surviving are two sons, Robert of Martinsville and Jack of Proctor; two daughters, Mrs. William (Glenda) Kaufman and Mrs. John (Lorna) Miller, both of Proctor; a brother, Thad of Proctor; three sisters, Mrs. Harry (Neva) Ritz of Moundsville, Mrs. Alfred (Freda) Stewart of Akron, Ohio and Dollie Chambers of Conroe, Texas; 11 grandchildren.

Friends were received at Grisell Funeral Home, Fatcliffe Chapel, New Martinsville, where services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Floyd Richmond and Rev. George Culp.  Interment in Greenlawn Cemetery, New Martinsville, [WV].
(Source:  undated newspaper clipping - furnished by Denver C. Yoho)

REFERENCE: (Found in: World Family Tree, Vol. 7, Tree 4735 - Furnished by Vernon Anderson)

SS Death Index: Okey Eller; b. 22 Jul 1900; issued: WV; d. 10 Dec 1991;
last place of residence:   ; zipcode:      ;
11 March 2016

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