Millicent L. Elwell CLEVELAND - Millicent Livingston Elwell, of Cleveland, died at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005. She was born in Elizabeth, N.J., on May 15, 1922, where she attended the public school system. Mrs. Elwell received an associate 's degree from the Union County Junior College of Cranford, N.J., and went on to secure a Bachelor Of Arts degree from William Smith College of Hobbart-William Smith of Geneva, N.Y., in 1945. She married Henry G. Elwell Jr. of Roselle, N.J., in 1946. They lived in northern New Jersey until their retirement in 1977, when they moved to their present home in the Cleveland area. Millicent was an active member of New Salem United Methodist Church in Statesville, serving as church treasurer, and held positions in the United Methodist Women and the Pearl Webb and Colvert Swann Friendship Circles. She was awarded a Life Membership/Special Recognition pin in the UMW for her faithful service. She did volunteer work for the Rowan County Red Cross during their blood drives and served as a Pink Lady at Iredell Memorial Hospital. In 1980, she obtained her Amateur Radio Operator 's license and was issued the call letters KA4ECM. She received and distributed the A, Q and X suffix cards for the Fourth Call Area for many years. She is survived by her husband, Henry Elwell; daughters Barbara Elwell Wilkerson and husband Dennis of Durham and Christine Wentz and husband Donald of Sayreville, N.J.; sons Jonathan Elwell and wife Ellen of Springfield, Ohio, and David Elwell and wife Beatrice of Ridgefield Park, N.J.; and granddaughters Christine and Elizabeth Elwell, both of Ridgefield Park. Service : There will be a memorial service at New Salem United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday with Rev. Todd Struble officiating. Memorials : Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to the New Salem United Methodist Church, 155 New Salem Road, Statesville, NC 28677; or Gordon Hospice House, c/o Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, States-ville, NC 28625. Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.legacy.com.
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Published in Salisbury Post on December 17, 2005