Archive for Thursday, December 30, 1999


December 30, 1999



Kansas City, Mo. -- Services for Rova C. Elledge, 96, Topeka, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Park Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.

Mrs. Elledge died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999, at Rolling Hills Health Center, Topeka.

She was born June 6, 1903, in Douglas County, the daughter of Jesse and Leah (Barnhart) Ikenberry. She moved to Topeka in September 1996 from Lawrence.

Mrs. Elledge attended Overbrook High School and was a seamstress for Mindlin Store. She later was a department manager and buyer for the Jones Store, Kansas City, Kan. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Lawrence, where she had been a Sunday school teacher and treasurer.

She married Harold R. Flory in 1920 in Lyndon. He died earlier. She later married Claude C. Elledge in December 1938 in Kansas City, Mo. He died Dec. 28, 1950.

Survivors include four daughters, Marge Coffman, Topeka; Pauline Pinelli, Phoenix; Betty Elmore, Overland Park; and Judy Stone, Lexington, Ky.; a sister, Pauline Riley, Golden, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka, where the family will receive them from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The family suggests memorials to the First Church of the Nazarene, 1942 Mass., Lawrence 66046.

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