Maleeah Elery

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

CAIRO, Ill. -- Maleeah Antoinette Elery, daughter of Lee and Mona Elery Jr. of Cairo, died at birth Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Survivors include her parents; two sisters, Ashlee and Delilah Elery; a brother, Jeremiah Elery; maternal grandparents, Ida and Roosevelt Clayton of Cairo; paternal grandparents, Nancy and Lee Elery of Bellwood, Ill.; paternal great-grandmothers, Willie Elery of Natchez, Miss., and Elsie Owens of Chicago.

She was preceded in death by maternal great-grandparents and paternal great-grandfathers.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill., with the Rev. Lorenzo Nelson officiating.

Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.