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 Sarah <I>Pinkleton</I> Elrod

Sarah Pinkleton Elrod

Birth
Lynnville, Giles County, Tennessee, USA
Death 18 Apr 2000 (aged 79)
Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Burial Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 101024482 · View Source
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Sarah P. Elrod, 79, of Palatka, died suddenly Tuesday, April 18, 2000, at Putnam Community Medical Center.
A native of Lynnville, Tenn., she had resided in Palatka since 1949, coming from Nashville, Tenn. She was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. and had taught school for 33 years in Putnam County. She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Palatka, The Retired Teachers Association, the Palatka Womans Club, the Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority where she held the Order of Rose and Silver Circle Awards for her 25 years of service and was past President of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. She had also received a state award for her service to the Council on Aging, was a longtime supporter of the Florida United Methodist Childrens Home and had also served as an ombudsman for area nursing homes. As the founder and acting director of the Palatka-Putnam County Senior Citizens, Inc. (The Edgar Johnson Senior Center), she had dedicated the past several years to helping others through her work at the center and guiding the center to a successful beginning.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Elrod Jr. who died last April.
She is survived by two brothers and sister-in-law, Miller and Loretta Pinkleton of Columbia, Tenn. and C. D. Pinkleton of Honolulu; three nieces, Laurie Pinkleton, Gail Pinkleton and Debbie Pinkleton; and three great-nieces.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 4 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church in Palatka with Rev. Hardy B. Sandlin III, officiating. Interment will follow in Ok Hill East Cemetery. The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the Retired Teachers Association and all involved with the Senior Citizens Center are asked to be honorary pallbearers.
Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka is handling arrangements. (Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd 21 Apr 2000.)


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  • Created by: Mack Wills
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101024482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Pinkleton Elrod (25 Mar 1921–18 Apr 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101024482, citing Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mack Wills (contributor 46912082) .