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Elvira Elmore Charles
  • Lexington Humane Society
    1600 Old Frankfort Pike
    Lexington, KY 40504

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“I am so sorry for your loss! Although I have never had the opportunity to meet your mother in person, I live through those memories you have shared...Read More ยป
1 of 4 | Posted by: Robin - Springfield, IL

“You will be missed but not forgotten. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Theresa and Leo Means - lexington, KY

“Sorry John. I only met your mother a few times but those meeting were lasting. She has found peace may you also. Peace and Serenity, Cimmy. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Joe Cimarossa - IL

“Rest in Peace ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Constance Lyttle - Mercer, PA


Elvira Elmore Charles, 85, of Lexington, KY, departed this life on Friday, May 8, 2015 in Springfield, IL.

She was born March 29, 1930 in Coraopolis, PA, the daughter of Charles Jennings Bryan and Julia Woods Elmore.

She was a graduate of St. Catherine's Academy and attended the Kentucky College of Business.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, John and Joseph Elmore, and Julia Hamburg, as well as a daughter, Julie Woods Charles.

She is survived by her son, John Charles of Springfield, IL and many nieces, nephews, and cousins, who will fondly remember their Aunt Bidy.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

A celebration of her life will be held sometime in June at her home in Lexington. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Lexington Humane Society, 1600 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40504 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.