Mae Nolia Pendleton Ely transitioned from this life on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 in Grove Hill, AL. Born October 20, 1927 to Clarence and Aretta Bass Pendleton, she was 92. Early in life she united with the Little Rock Baptist Church in Gosport, AL where she remained a faithful member, singing in the choir. Additionally she loved fishing, cooking and her family.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Sullie Ely, Sr.; two sons, Alvin Earl Ely and Sullie Ely, Jr.; two daughters, Yvonne E. Stallworth and Debra E. Mims; Parents, Clarence and Aretta Pendleton; two brothers, James Pendleton and Ellis Pendleton; and sister, Helen Kimbrough.
Left to forever cherish her memories are two daughters, Ava E. Pugh, Grove Hill, AL, and Jacqueline E. White, Thomasville, AL; one son, Shedrick (Lula) Ely, Whatley, AL; two sisters, Augusta Green and Velma Silk, both of Flint, MI; a brother, J. C. Pendleton, Grove Hill, AL; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; two sons-in-law, Leotis Mims, Evergreen, AL, and Emjoe Stallworth, Mobile, AL; one daughter-in-law, Lucille Ely, Whatley, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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