- EDNA - Mrs. Rudy Elles, 46, resident of Jackson County for the past 36 years, died Thursday in a Galveston hospital after suffering a stroke the day before.Message 1 of 1 , Aug 2, 2013View Source
EDNA – Mrs. Rudy Elles, 46, resident of Jackson County for the past 36 years, died Thursday in a Galveston hospital after suffering a stroke the day before.
Mrs. Elles was born March 28, 1918 in Needville, Texas, and was a member of the Presbyterian Church and SPJST Lodge at LaSalle. She and her husband owned and operated the Elles Grocery in LaSalle for many years.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. Thursday at Allen Memorial Presbyterian Church in Edna, with the Rev. Jim Carter officiating. Burial will be in Edna Cemetery, under direction of Slavik Funeral Home.
Surviving are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Jerome Tater and Miss Elaine Elles; and her mother, Mrs. Annie Matak, all of LaSalle; four sisters, Mrs. Liddie James of La Salle [as printed], Mrs. Wilsie Browning of Edna, Mrs. Annie Lee Mizell of Cleveland, Texas, and Mrs. Lavonne Cooper of Victoria; four brothers, Willie and Wilbert Matak of LaSalle; Alvin of Kermit, and Pete of Beaumont; and two grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, Thursday, March 12, 1964
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis