Irena Crane McElroy

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Funeral service for Irena Crane McElroy, 95, will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Parker Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Mack Amis officiating. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service at Parker Memorial. Internment will follow the funeral at Highland Cemetery. Mrs. McElroy passed away surrounded by family on November 23, 2015 after a brief illness. She is survived by two sons, Bobby Jack McElroy (Rosalee), of Heflin and Hal Kenney McElroy, of Indian Springs; eight grandchildren, Diane Schiffner (Dale), Laura Jackson (Roger), Jay McElroy (Debbie), Mary Carol Whitlow (Mike), Allison Benefield (Joshua), Amy Cole (Kevin), Melissa Romeo (Jonathan) and Katie Robinson (Billy); along with 16 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. McElroy was preceded in death by her husband, Melton Bloyce McElroy; her son, Melton Wayne McElroy; her parents, John Jackson Crane and Inus Ella Jane Perry Crane along with ten siblings. Pallbearers will be her great grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Mrs. McElroy was born June 28, 1920 in Cleburne County. She was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County and Cleburne County and an active member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She also gave countless hours of service to the American Cancer Society. Above all, Mrs. McElroy was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who took great pride in caring for her home and loved ones. Those who knew her well were inspired by her strong commitment to her faith and family and by her tireless work ethic. The family wishes to express its gratitude to Alacare Hospice for its services and caring. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements. (256) 236-3441
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Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave
Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441
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Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 24, 2015
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Anniston, AL   (256) 236-3441
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