Elva J. O'Shia, of Worden, IL, passed away Monday, October 15, 2012 at the age of 83.

She was born on August 28, 1929 in Newburg, MO to Benjamin Plake and Ethel (Stevenson) Plake.

Elva was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, James Elliott, Jr. and Don O'Shia; a son, James Elliott, III; and sisters, Earleen Pruett and Sharon Plake. Elva will be sadly missed by her surviving family which includes: two sons, Randy Payne and wife Paula of Worden, IL and Stacy Payne and wife Jill of Grove City, OH; three brothers, Donald Plake and wife Marty of Rolla, Jerry Plake of Rolla, and Paul Dean Plake and wife Bonita of Ava, MO; three sisters, Kay Sanders and husband Gary of Rolla, Beniva Hargis and husband Charlie of Festus, MO and Margaret Forrest of Festus, MO; and three grandchildren, Marie Tudor, Audra Payne and Gabby Payne.

A funeral service for Elva O'Shia will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Interment will follow in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 18 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to ARC of Medina County.

Online condolences may be offered at www.nullandsonfuneralhome.com.

All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla.