Sylvia Helen Jolly Elder, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on Thursday, October 27, 1932, in Alexander County, to the late Wade and Sophie Looper Jolly. Slyvia was a member of Millersville Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, beach trips, and her grandchildren above all.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Walter “Bud” Maurice Elder; a brother, Willard Jolly; and two sons, Richard and David Elder.
Those left to cherish her memory include her five children, Judy Chaney of Taylorsville, Doris Royal of North Wilkesboro, Curtis Elder of Statesville, Linda Coffey of Hickory, and Benny Elder of Taylorsville; five grandchildren, Shane Childers of Taylorsville, Mark Royal and Crystal Nichols of North Wilkesboro, Justin Coffey of Durham, and Erin McConnell of Hickory; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Emily Elder of Taylorsville, and Janice Bowman of Hickory; a brother, Wade Jolly Jr. of Hickory; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Alexander Funeral Service from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Memorial Service will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Gary Jennings officiating. Burial will be held at Taylorsville City Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.