Orpha Marie Dailey

Moro | Sunday, August 1 2010

Orpha Marie Dailey, 92, passed away at 8:20 pm on Sunday, August1, 2010 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

She was born on March 16, 1918 in Harrisburg, IL, the daughter of John E. & Cora Pearl (Tucker) Ewell.

She married Filbert Dailey in September 1943. He passed away in May 1983.

Marie worked at Olin Corporation during World War II and then was a homemaker. She loved flowers and enjoyed being with her family. She was very proud that she was named after her grandmother, Orpha Soward Tucker.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Donna & Sam Knight of Dorsey.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, Charles Ewell and three sisters, Icelee Duncan, Nettie Renfrow and Audie Kelly.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 pm on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Funeral services will be at 11 am on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Smith officiating.

Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to Spring Valley Cemetery in Harrisburg, IL or the First Baptist Church of Rosewood Heights.

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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