Elizabeth Collins StraitROCK HILL - Elizabeth Collins Strait, 89, of Rock Hill, S.C., passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Born in Rock Hill, S.C., Mrs. Strait was the daughter of the late Grover and Carrie Collins. She was a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Womens Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, James E. Strait Sr.; two brothers, G.C. Collins Jr. and Hazel Collins; and four sisters, Louise Littlejohn, Kathleen Williams, Flonnie Roach and Janie Craig. She is survived by three sons, James E. Strait Jr. and his wife, Mary, Ronald W. Strait and his wife, Marilyn and Frank D. Strait and his wife, Debbie Joy; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Strait will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Irvin Plowden Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until time of service at the church. Memorials may be made to Cornerstone U.M.C., 2697 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29730. Condolences can be registered online at basscares. com. Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Herald on Dec. 23, 2013