Eula Elder

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Eula Elder

Eula M. "Maxine" Elder, 75, of Mount Vernon, Ind., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind.

She was born May 31, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Veatris E. and Ula Scott Poe. She and Eldon Elder were married Jan. 19, 1990.

Eula worked at Hasgoe before retiring. She was a member of Harvestime Temple in Mount Vernon.

Survivors include her husband; three sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Robin Russell of Marble Hill, Mo., Richard and Sharon Russell of Evansville, Ind., Terry Garrett of Mount Vernon; two daughters and a son-in-law, Theresa and Dan Bratcher of Poseyville, Ind., Ellen Elder of Mount Vernon; a brother, Robert (Aileen) Poe of Jackson; four sisters, Mabel (Tom) Brannam of St. Louis, Glenda Potter of Mount Vernon, Sue Wallman of Pocahontas, Frances (Gary) Beal of Marble Hill; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Everett Poe; two sisters, Joseta Poe, in infancy, and Jovata Odom.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Cook Cemetery in Scopus, Mo., with the Rev. Charles Newell officiating.

Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill is in charge of arrangements.