Thomas W. "Mac" McElmuarry

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Thomas W. 'Mac' McElmuarry
Jackson - Funeral Services for Thomas W. "Mac" McElmurray, 84, who entered into rest December 30, 2017, will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the First Baptist Church of Jackson. Rev. Marion Britton officiating. Interment will follow in Hammond Cemetery, Beech Island, SC.
Mr. McElmurray was born and raised in Beech Island, SC, having made Jackson, SC his home for the past 61 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson where he was a past deacon and Sunday school teacher. Mr. McElmurray was a member of Gideons International, the Beech Island Agricultural Club, the Beech Island Historical Society and served on the Jackson Town Council for twelve years. He was a lifelong farmer and owned and operated McElmurray Farms Inc. Mr. McElmurray served on the South Carolina State Agricultural Commission and was elected as District Commissioner for the Aiken County Soil Conservation District where he served for 44 years. He was a graduate of North Augusta High School, Class of 1953, attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and was an avid Clemson fan having educated two children there. Mr. McElmurray was preceded in death by his parents, J. George and Martha McElmurray; his brothers, Jesse McElmurray and Pete McElmurray.
Survivors his wife of 61 years, Jean McElmurray; three daughters, Lynn McElmurray, Walterboro, SC, Donnell (Dwight) Hornsby, Edisto Island, SC, Ginger (Ben) Cunningham, Lexington, SC; six grandchildren, Eleanor, Marian, Aubrie, Mac, Benjamin and Clarke.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of his Sunday School Class. Active Pallbearers will be Melvin Weathersbee, Clark Johnson, Bave Cunningham, Ben Hardaway, Michael Matlock and Roy Young.
The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday afternoon prior to the service from 1 until 3.
Memorials may be made to Beech Island Historical Society, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, SC 29842.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta is in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at

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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Jan. 2, 2018