Carol Irene <I>Bavinger</I> McElroy

Carol Irene Bavinger McElroy

Birth
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 27 Jan 2013 (aged 88)
Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Tryon, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 104359921 · View Source
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Carol was born June 18, 1924 in Mayes County in Pryor, Oklahoma to her parents, Wesley Bavinger and Stella (Watkins) Bavinger. She was the youngest of four children. Carol attended Pryor High School and at the age of 17, started a family. After raising her family on a farm near Adair, Oklahoma and in the town of Pryor, Oklahoma, Carol moved to Wagoner in 1977 where she resided for 26 years. She was a member of the first Baptist Church and enjoyed various church related activities, especially when accompanied by her sister and best friend, Polly. Carol was a very gifted seamstress, afghan maker, quilter, and homemaker and took great care of her family. In 2003 Carol moved to Caledonia, Mississippi to be near her daughter. On Sunday, January 27, 2013, Carol passed away at Windsor Manor in Columbus, Mississippi after a brief illness. Carol was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Don McElroy; her sister, Polly Bollinger and her brother, Lowell Bavinger. Interment will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the Tryon Cemetery, Tryon, Oklahoma.


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 29 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104359921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carol Irene Bavinger McElroy (18 Jun 1924–27 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104359921, citing Tryon Cemetery, Tryon, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .