Elmora Ijames, son Dovie G. Ijames and the late Robert Elmore Ijames who died on January 25, 2004, was born May 14,1959, in Rowan County, N.C. He departed this life Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his sister's home located at 266 Joe Summers Road in Woodleaf, N.C.
He attended West Rowan High School and was formerly employed with Apple Baking Company. He was also a self-employed car mechanic. He was a visiting member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Darlene J. Ijames, in May of 2006 and a brother, Robert Lee Ijames, in March of 2004.
Those who will cherish his memory include his mother, Dovie G. Ijames of Cleveland, N.C..; his daughter, Sherry Oglesby of Salisbury, N.C.; two sisters, Sally I. Dulin of Woodleaf, N.C., and LaVerne I. Barber of Cleveland, N.C.; four grandchildren, Hydeya, Tempest, Takiya, and Elijah Robbins, all of Salisbury, N.C.; as well as nephews, cousins, and a host of other family and friends.
Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary is serving the family.