Elta Liley

Tuesday, May 6, 2003

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elta Liley, 87, of Marble Hill died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at her home.

She was born Sept. 16, 1915, near Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Charles U. and Lillie B. Eaker. She and Orville B. Liley were married Sept. 16, 1933. He died Jan. 7, 1993.

Liley was city clerk of Lutesville many years. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church and Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include two sons, Duane Liley of Alton, Ill., Deon Liley of Bethalto, Ill.; a brother, C.R. "Bud" Eaker of Marble Hill; two sisters, the Rev. Adrel Roy of Marble Hill, Wilda Reidle of Edwardsville, Ill.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ellston Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery.