April 6, 1939 - January 30, 2021
On Saturday, January 30, 2021, Nicole Rosa Renee Elley, loving wife of George Elley, sister-in-law to Ben Elley, mother to Philippe and Steven and grandmother to Claire Marie Elley, passed away at the age of 81 in Chandler, Ariz. of complications due to Covid. She will be put to rest alongside her beloved husband in Hot Springs.
Nicole was born on April 6, 1939 in Tours, France. During her early years she worked in nursing and in various capacities with children throughout most of her life. On April 28, 1962 she married George Dale Elley (US Army Lieutenant Colonel, retired) of Hot Springs. They met in Saumur France while George was in the US Army.
Nicole was an avid collector of French antiques. She had a warm heart and loved her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, George who passed on November 13, 2013.