Bernice E. McElroy
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NEW BLOOMINGTON: Bernice E. McElroy, age 91, of New Bloomington passed away on Monday evening, June 17, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 25, 1922 in Marion, Ohio to Clayton R. and Lalla (Powelson) Hartley. Bernice was a member of the New Bloomington United Methodist Church. Her husband, William E. McElroy Sr., preceded her in death on March 24, 1980.
Mrs. McElroy is survived by two children and their families: a son, William E. (Betty Jo) McElroy Jr. and their four children, Natalie (Rob) Askew of New Bloomington, Jeffrey (Krista) McElroy of Pasco, WA, Michele McElroy of Dublin, OH, and Rhonda McElroy of Dickson, TN; a daughter, Brenda J. (Donald) Bumgarner and their two daughters, Lisa (Anthony) Kirby of Tecumseh, MI and Lori Inskeep of Urbana, OH. She is also survived by ten great grandchildren, Kyle Tumey, Emilee & Madison Kirby, Allison Inskeep, Bristol, Baiden, & Baylor McElroy, and Nathaniel, Caitlin, & Mitchell Askew; also surviving are a brother, Marion Hartley of Marion, OH; and several loving nieces.
Bernice was preceded in death by a sister, Malinda Huntsman and brothers, Clayton & Franklin Hartley.
Friends may call at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home on Thursday, June 20th, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Friday at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow in the Agosta Cemetery. Pastor Ed Fugate will officiate. Pallbearers will be, Anthony Kirby, Madison Kirby, Rob Askew, Nathaniel Askew, Rick Sparks, Phillip Winslow Jr., and Gary Carr.
Donations may be made to the Quality of Life Hospice Program at Marion General Hospital or to the Donor's Choice. Condolences may be sent to: boydbornfuneralhome.com
Published in the Marion Star on June 20, 2013