Thressa Mable Elsey
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BIVALVE — Thressa Mable Elsey, 79, of Bivalve passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 31, 2012, surrounded by family and friends.
Born on Aug. 27, 1932, in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth Dorman Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Melvin Johnson.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ralph Isaac Elsey Sr.; sisters, Betty Dashiell, Leila Corbin; a brother, Keith Dorman (Alexis); seven children, Ruth, Ralph (Helen), Pamela, Deborah, Wendy (Oliver), Teresa (Bernard) and Robert; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Elsey United Methodist Church on Elsey Church Road in Bivalve. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Internment will be private.
Arrangements are in the care of Messick Funeral Home on Nanticoke Road in Bivalve.
Published in The Daily Times on Aug. 4, 2012