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Leroy Nalley, age 85, of Benton, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013.Â
He was born March 10, 1928 in Benton to Charlie and Daisy Nalley. Leroy was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; nine siblings, infant Mary Rachel, Carl â€śBooseâ€ť Nalley, Louis Nalley, Doris Wright, Elizabeth â€śBabeâ€ť McPherson, Charlene Beaty, Martha Ann Rogers, Leeman Nalley and John Nalley; a son, Ronnie Nalley and a grandson, Tanner Nalley.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patsy Ruth Nalley; a daughter, Betty Crow and husband Mark; two sons, Randy Nalley and wife Janet and Jeff Nalley and wife Sheila; a daughter-in-law, Dorothy Nalley; six grandchildren, Loren Crow and wife Jill, Andrea Homesley and husband Billy, Tonya Rogers and husband Robby, Rhonda Nalley, Dillon Nalley and wife Jayme, and Maeghan Nalley and fiancĂ©e Tyler Askew; nine great-grandchildren, Hayes, Evan and Laci Crow, Keeleigh, Madyson and Conner Homesley, Austin and Garrett Rogers and Makenna Nalley; two brothers, Willis â€śCokeâ€ť Nalley and wife Bonnie and Ted Nalley and wife Sylvia, all of Benton.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.
Funeral services is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Sharon Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Richard Hamlin and Brother Muncy Harris officiating.
Burial will be at Sharon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Daisy Nalley or Tanner Nalley Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.