Cora Roylene Elder

April 13, 1962 - December 29, 2016

Cora Roylene Elder, 54, a resident of Dallas, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in the Salem Hospital. She was born on April 13, 1962, in McCloud, Calif., the daughter of Clyde F. and Myrtle Wion Thomas. She was raised in Sacramento and graduated from the Lassen High School in Susanville, class of 1980.
Cora received an associate degree in nursing from Lassen Community College in 1982. She went on and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Humboldt State University in 1988.
She is survived by her husband, Dale, of Dallas; daughter, Shasta Hodge, of Independence; mother, Myrtle Thomas, of Janeville, Calif.; and brother, Darrell Thomas, of Janeville.
At Cora’s request, there will be no services. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. You may leave a message or memory for the family at