Clarence V. Elley
Clarence V. Elley, 82, of La Vernia, Texas, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. He was born on July 19, 1931, in Guadalupe County to Alvin and Adelia (Meyers) Elley.
He retired from Lone Star Brewery after 40 years, served on the Sutherland Springs Water Board for 15 years, and worked with septic system and EarthWork business for many years. Clarence loved to farm. He never met a stranger and loved all people.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Faye Bell Elley.
Clarence is survived by his daughters, Cindy Lee Preacher and husband Roger and Sandra Ann McCraw and husband Greg; sons Clarence V. Elley Jr. and wife Sue and Joseph P. Elley; grandchildren Larry “Tommy” Daniels, Serena Hooper, Christina Seed, Clarence V. “Trey” Elley III, Blaine Elley, Dustin McCraw, and Clint McCraw; great-grandchildren Colin Daniels, Annica Daniels, Chole Daniels, Vanessa Osborn, Samray Hooper, Paydon Hooper, Sierra Seed, Charlie Seed, Collin McCraw, and Sophia McCraw; brother Gussie Elley; sisters Dortha Dotson and Della Arbuckle; numerous nieces and nephews; and many loving friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 5-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral chapel, with Pastor Billy Moore and the Rev. Jim Shea to officiate.
Interment will follow in the San Geronimo Cemetery in Seguin.