Guy Lonnie McElroy

  • Birth 28 Feb 1898 Atlanta, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 11 Dec 1953 Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 32534193

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, December 17, 1953

Funeral services for Guy L. McElroy, 55 year old timber contractor, were held in the First Baptist Church here, Sunday, following his death on Friday, December 11.

Services were conducted by the pastor, Dr. W. L. Holcomb, assisted by Rev. John Kellogg. Music was rendered by the Baptist Church choir.

Mr. McElroy was born in Atlanta and lived his entire life in this area. He was in the timber business before his death. He had been ill for a long time. He was an ordained deacon in the Baptist Church.

Survivors are his widow, the former Lena Gates; mother, Mrs. J. H. McElroy; two brothers, Dallas McElroy and Ardis McElroy, both of Winnfield; four sisters, Mrs. Ambrose Davis of Shreveport, Mrs. Stephen Juneau of Topeka, Kans., Mrs. B. F. Reinking, Minneapolis, Minn., and Mrs. L. G. Bates, St. Louis, Mo., and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Charlie Ray, J. W. Kennedy, Sr., E. E. Prince, R. L. Terry, Houston Smith, and Clyde DeLoach.

Those from out of town attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Collier, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Gresham, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Ferguson, Mrs. and Mrs. E. G. Ferguson, Otis Holland, Mrs. J. M. Neal, Lon Perkins, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Gresham, A. B. Collier, Kenneth Williams, Gresham Williams, and Louis B. Williams, all of Atlanta; Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Miller and Judy, Mrs. Joe Whitten, of Paris, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Gates, Dallas; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fluitt, Beaumont; Mr. and Mrs. John L. Gates, Miss Jeanette Gates, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Berry, West Monroe; Mrs. Frances Odom, Mrs. Lucille Thompson, James W. Gates, Jena; H. W. Gates, Effie Gates, Alexandria; Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Banta, Baton Rouge; Mrs. C. N. Masters, Alexandria; Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Gates, St. Louis, Mrs. Stephen Juneau, Topeka, Kans., Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose E. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Johnston, Cherie and Sammie Wayne Davis, Shreveport; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Boehn, Alexandria; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Martin, Mrs. Henry Tooke, Mr. and Mrs. Neil McElroy, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Corley, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McElroy, Ringgold; Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Gresham, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Norred, Jonesboro.

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  • Created by: Robert Bennett
  • Added: 31 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32534193
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Guy Lonnie McElroy (28 Feb 1898–11 Dec 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32534193, citing Winnfield Cemetery, Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Robert Bennett (contributor 46637977) .