Elva Lorene Fyffe, age 80, of West Hwy 204, Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at Continued Care Hospital in Corbin. She was born on Aug. 9, 1936, in Whitley County, to the late Rev. Melton Canada and Etta Mae Wingfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Melton and Etta Canada; son, Darrell Phillips; granddaughter, Lisa Canada Rains; sister; Ella Harris; brothers, J.B. Canada, Emery Canada, the Rev. John Canada.
She was a member of Canadatown Holiness Church.
She is survived by four children, Larry Walker (wife Joyce), Rita Canada (husband Lester), Suzann Phillips, and Etta Ellis (husband Vince), all of Williamsburg; 10 grandchildren, Clint Walker, Amanda Walker, David Canada, Darrell Wayne Zehel, Nikki Marie Zehel, Dillon Phillips, Samantha Marie Moore, Jeremy Ellis, Nathan Ellis, and Hannah Ellis; eight great-grandchildren, Autumn, Jayden, Makenna, Josilyn, Lilly, Sawyer, Kapri, and Kennedi; two brothers, Clay Canada (wife Lois), of Williamsburg, and Dewey Lee Canada, of Williamsburg; one sister, Dora Canada, of Hazel Park, Michigan; many nieces and nephews; and host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Croley Funeral Home.
Elva will lie-in-state from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at the Canadatown Holiness Church.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at the Canadatown Holiness Church with the Rev. Ronald Canada and the Rev. David Rose officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Canadatown Cemetery. Clint Walker, David Canada, Dillon Phillips, Darrell Wayne Zehel, Jeremy Ellis, and Nathan Ellis will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on September 7, 2016