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Rosalie Jolley

January 27, 1921 — January 2, 2017

Rosalie Jolley, daughter of the late Algie & Nettie Conaway passed, January 2nd 2017.

She was born January 27, 1921 in East New Market, Maryland where she received her early education. The family later moved to Norristown, Pa.

Rosalie loved her church, Refuge Temple Church of God and was active in several ministries. After working for many years and retiring from Western Publishing, Rosalie continued working at Head Start finally retiring at the age of 92.

She spent her days watching TV, playing with crossword puzzles and attending her church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband's Elvin R. Pelson Sr. and Martin Jolley, three children, Barbara Ann Elliott, Viola “Teenie” Pope, Elvin “Butch” Pelson Jr and three siblings, Charles Slocum, John  "Jeff" Sampson, Evelyn Conaway Majors and Martin Conaway and one grand child, Embry Elliott Jr.

She is survived by two daughters, Elaine Harvey of  Laurel, MD and Rose Marie Travis of Cambridge, MD; 10 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Her best friend and cousin, Jerlean  Dockins.


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