Elder Sr., Ernie Dewey


ERNIE DEWEY ELDER, SR. of Memphis, Tenn., 90, father to the Rev. Dr. Ernie Elder, Jr., pastor at Weaver Chapel UMC in Attica Indiana, died Thursday, May 3, 2018.

Elder was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a Deacon and active member of First Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn. 

A memorial service, along with calling for friends and family, was held Wednesday, May 9, 2018, First Baptist Church of Memphis. Interment followed at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens. 

Elder is survived by his son, Rev. Dr. Ernie (Angela) Elder, Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 E. Parkway N., Memphis, TN 38112. 

Condolences may be shared with Dr. Ernie and Angela Elder, 5628 N 675 E, Attica, IN 46918.

More on the life and contribution of Ernie Elder, Sr. can be found at www.legacy.com.

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