Elford was born on April 13, 1933 in Ranger to the late James Harley Charles and Ollie Ann Craig Charles. Elford was a Veteran of the United States Army. He was also a Mason and Shriner.
Elford is survived by: his wife, Robbie Crump Charles of Calhoun; son, David Charles and his wife Cindy of Chicago; daughter, Jean Graves and her husband Harvey of Calhoun; two brothers, Jerry Charles and his wife Ava of Calhoun, and Herb Charles of Calhoun; three sisters, Betty Burns of Calhoun, Linelle Silvers of Chatsworth, and Shirley Swafford of Atlanta; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild also survive.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, April 21st at 3 PM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 PM until the funeral hour at 3 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
You may leave the Charles family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Elford Junior Charles, age 85 of Calhoun.