|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1910|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2012|
Eloise Erwin* (1910-2012) Visit Guest Book
Interment and a grave-side service for Eloise Erwin, 101, was conducted for the family on February 4, 2012, at the cemetery in Elida, NM.
Eloise Erwin passed from this life on January 4, 2012. She was 101 years old.
Eloise was born in Roswell, Texas on March 9, 1910, to Silas McCabe and Alice Nelson McCabe. She was raised at Elida, NM, where she graduated from Elida High School in 1930. She had three brothers, Barney McCabe, M.J. McCabe, George McCabe, and three sisters, Lucille Gibson, Kathryn Newman and Evelyn Cater.
In her youth, the family lived southeast of Elida and raised Hereford cattle. Eloise married Charles B. Erwin on November 22, 1931. The newlyweds briefly lived in Houston before moving to San Diego, California where they made their home. The couple had a daughter, Charlie Mae, born in 1932.
Eloise worked for the San Diego City Schools until her retirement at age 65. She enjoyed many hobbies, including crocheting, crafts, playing dominoes and going sightseeing with friends. Eloise particularly loved visiting the San Diego Zoo. She was an active member of the Normal Heights Methodist Church while residing in San Diego. After breaking a hip in 2002, Eloise moved to the Auburn Ravine Terrace retirement center in Auburn, California. to be closer to her daughter.
She is survived by her daughter, Charlie Mae Erwin Allen and son-in-law, Gary A. Allen; three grandchildren, Gary Jr., William and Cheryl; seven great-grandchildren, Hobson, Abalon, Chrissy, Patti, Russell, William and Elizabeth. She is also survived by her youngest sister, Evelyn; three nieces and two nephews.
Submitted by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales, Inc., 505-356-4455.
Published in the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune on February 5, 2012
Silas McCabe (1881 - 1977)
Alice Nelson McCabe (1883 - 1975)
Charles Benjiman Erwin (1910 - 1978)*
Evelyn Mccabe Cater*
Barney F McCabe (1907 - 1977)*
Manley J McCabe (1908 - 1981)*
Eloise McCabe Erwin (1910 - 2012)
George N McCabe (1911 - 1983)*
Helen Lucille McCabe Gibson (1913 - 2003)*
Kathryn E McCabe Newman (1917 - 1997)*
New Mexico, USA
Maintained by: CHAD ERWIN
Originally Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Feb 04, 2012
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