|Birth: ||May 10, 1912|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 2011|
Gussie O. McElfresh, age 98, of 1262 Ironwood Dr., Columbus, Ohio died April 7, 2011 at Riverside Hospital. She was born May 10, 1912 near Sycamore Valley, Ohio, the daughter of the late Thomas R. and Icalena Cree Hines.
She was a member of the Church of Christ. During her lifetime she worshipped with the congregations at Hines Chapel, Fishinger & Kenny Rds. & Central in Haines City, Florida. She was a graduate of Stafford High School and Marietta Business College. She and her husband the late Floyd McElfresh, spent their 65 years of married life on the farm where she was born. For the past 12+ years she has lived with her daughter and son-in-law, Lorna and Denver. Her hobbies were family, gardening, picking berries, quilting and the love of farm animals. She was a great cook and could make the best berry pies.
Surviving are a daughter, Lorna (Denver) Ward, grandchildren Peggy (Greg) Tidwell, Penny (Mark) Dougan, Patty (Ron) Spangler, Keith (Karen) Ward, Teresa (Roger) Stark, Karen (Larry) Irwinsky and Marcia Beemer, 14 great grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren, 7 step great-great grandchildren and many friends including Jim and Jinny Campbell.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd, daughter Glenda Fay Hendershot, infant son Allen, sister; Velma Hines and brother; Brada Hines.
Friends received from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Monday April 11, 2011 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio with Minister Greg Tidwell officiating. Burial will follow in the Hines Chapel Cemetery near Sycamore Valley.
Thomas Roscoe Hines (1869 - 1945)
Icalena Cree Hines (1875 - 1935)
Floyd C McElfresh (1905 - 1998)*
Glenda McElfresh Hendershot (1937 - 2010)*
Hines Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery
Created by: Richard E. Creger
Record added: Jul 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73127853