Flora Eley-Locust

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Flora C. Eley-Locust, 53, of 1318 West Ave., Hampton, Va., passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010 in Hampton. She was a native of Nansemond County, Va., and the daughter of Leola Eley and the late John Eley Sr.
She attended John F. Kennedy High School and graduated from Forest Glen High School. She received a B.S. degree from Norfolk State University in nursing. She was a member of Antioch United Church of Christ. She was formerly employed with Sentara Careplex in Hampton.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her mother, Leola Eley, of Hampton; two sons, Daryl F. Locust and De’rek D. Locust (Michele), both of Hampton; one sister, Regina Eley-Tynes (James), of Hampton; two brothers, John Eley Jr., of Newport News and Michael Eley (Carrie), of California; two grandchildren, Andretti Locust and Aidan Locust; sisters-in-law, Jutta Eley, of California, Angela Daniel, of Portsmouth; three aunts, Julia Bradley and Annie Mae Eley, both of Suffolk, and Flora Eley, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a special pet, Margret; a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2010 at Antioch United Church of Christ, officiated by the Rev. Jarvis Jones. Entombment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. The family will greet friends from noon to 1 p.m. at the church on Friday. The family will leave the residence at 11 a.m. Friday for the procession to the church. Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.

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