ELSIE A. STANLEY
Elsie A. Stanley, 92, of Richwood, WV passed away
Monday, March 2, 2020 at WVU- Medicine Summersville
Regional Medical Center. Born June 15, 1927 in
Richwood, WV, she was the daughter of the late Louis
and Mary Cagale Prelaz. She was preceded in death by
her husband, Robert E. Stanley and two brothers, Louis
and Edward Prelaz.
Elsie was co-owner of Prelaz Restaurant in Richwood
for 40 years along with her mother, Mary and her sister,
Rosie Spencer Mondreas. Prelaz Restaurant was
wide-known around the state for it's made from scratch
home cooking, excellent pies and homemade rolls. Prelaz
Restaurant closed its doors in 1980. After the restaurant
closed, Elsie and her late husband, Bob, decided to take
on the management of Cherry Hill Country Club in
Richwood which they did for another 20 years. She was
an excellent cook and avid golfer. "In the day", she
enjoyed playing golf with her lady friends and she
especially loved playing in tournaments. She was
passionate about Cherry Hill Country Club and it's
members. She lived in Richwood her entire life and she
was the best Mom and Granny anyone could ask for. She
will be sorely missed by her family.
Elsie is survived by two children, Dr. Robert C.
Stanley (Judy), Roberta "Bertie" Wall (Andy) both of
Summersville, WV.; four grandchildren, Jeremy Stanley
(Lee Ellen) of Charleston, WV, Dr. Jonathan Stanley
(Carrie) of Morgantown, WV, Piper Simmons (Shawn) of
Dacula, GA, Josh Wall (Ashleigh) of Charleston, WV; two
sisters, Mary Prelaz in Fayetteville Nursing Home, Rosie
Mondreas (Chris) of Richwood, WV; five great
grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
She was cremated and had requested no public
service be held. A private family memorial will be held in
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Richwood
Volunteer Fire Department, Richwood, WV.
White Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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