Birth Date: November 14, 1916Death Date: December 5, 2017
Grace Boler Pelkey (101) passed peacefully Friday, December 5th at Carriage Court of Memphis. Grace was born on November 14, 1916 in Smith County, MS and shortly thereafter moved to Memphis, TN where she lived most of her life with the exception of a short stay in Fort Myers, FL. She was the Secretary to the Commander and Chief of the Department of Defense Army Depot in Memphis until her retirement. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Myron B. Pelkey, Sr. She leaves a Step-Daughter Marilyn D. Free of Mesa, AZ, and Son Myron B. Pelkey, Jr. and wife Lisa of Memphis, TN. She has six step grandchildren, Ronald Dykeman (Roxanne) of Jacksonville, FL; Kathy Davis (Larry) of Apache Station, AZ; Myron Christopher Pelkey (Lindsay) of Memphis, TN; William Henry Free (Jessica) of Jonesboro, AR; Lee Patrick Pelkey (Lauren) of Birmingham, AL and three precious great grandchildren, Braylen, Case and Emmett Pelkey. Grace was a member of Faith Angelica Church and loved her Lord, family and friends. She will be entombed in the Mausoleum at Forest Hill East Friday, December 8th. Visitation is at 12:30 with services at 1:00. In lieu of flowers we request donations to the West Clinic of Memphis or charity of your choice.