ELY, JOE DEAN - 59, of Arthur, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital. He was born October 29, 1954, the son of the late James and Edith Ely of Arthur, Tennessee. Joe is survived by the following members of his family: loving wife of 38 years, Susan Rogers Ely; son, Matthew and wife, Amber; and two sweet granddaughters, Kevlyn and Collins of Indianapolis, Indiana; son, Daniel and wife, Cheryl; and Miss Maddie and James Thomas of Arthur, Tennessee; daughter, Sarah Crowley and husband, Josh; and little "peanut" of Nashville, Tennessee. He is also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and dear friends. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Beeler Cemetery in Speedewell, Tennessee, with Rev. Junior Minton presiding. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Creech Funeral Home. Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com. Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.
Creech Funeral Home
112 S 21St St Middlesboro, KY 40965
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Apr. 24, 2014