|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1916|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 2009|
VIRGINIA BEACH - Rebecca Jane Taylor Elks, 93, passed away Friday, July 17, in a local hospital. Born in Sea Level, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Sabra Rose Taylor and Maltby Taylor, and was the widow of Charles E. Elks Sr.
Mrs. Elks was alumni of East Carolina University, taught school for many years at Bear Grass Elementary School in North Carolina, and was a member of a Circle of the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Clara Rose Elks Capps and her husband Jimmy of Virginia Beach; two sons, Charles E. Elks Jr. and his wife Gail of Virginia Beach and Daniel T. Elks and his wife Barbara of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Ken Elks, Elizabeth Elks Stagg, Leslie Elks Wiles and husband Stephen, Bradley Capps and wife Ginger, David Capps, Hugh Elks, and Charles T. Elks; and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Elks was preceded in death by her sister, Gladys T. Noyes and four brothers, Daniel, William, Leslie, and Alfred; and a great-grandson, Brandon Charles Wiles.
A graveside funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 20, in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk by the Rev. Tommy Taylor of London Bridge Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at a visitation Sunday from 7 until 8 p.m. at H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Deaf West Theatre Company, 5112 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - July 18, 2009 Page B4
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Charles Ervin Elks (1915 - 1967)*
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Plot: Crape Myrtle Lawn Blk 4 Lot 88
Created by: Dottie
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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