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Jerry Lee McElroy

1943 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Jerry Lee McElroy Obituary
Jerry Lee McElroy, 74, of Jonesboro, passed from this life on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. He was born in Jonesboro on Feb. 28, 1943, to the late James W. and Mary Gage McElroy.
Jerry lived in Jonesboro most of his life and had a great passion for his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and loved his two dachshunds, Sugar and Sweet Pea. Jerry loved old classic cars, and would even drag race them at times. He was a member of the Refuge Baptist Church in Lake City, was a 32nd degree Mason, a 50-year member of Monette lodge # 558, and a U.S. Air Force Vietnam Era veteran.
Mr. McElroy is survived by his wife of 47 years; Tommye McElroy of the home.
He is also survived by sons, Bryon McElroy (Tracey) of Copperas Cove, Texas and Bobby McElroy (Crystal McMurray) of Henderson, Colo.; brother, Larry McElroy (Norma) of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Shae Battles, Cody McElroy, Alice McElroy, Tiffany Bunton, Braedin McElroy and Jessie James McElroy; and great-grandchildren, Tristen Battles, Skylar Battles and Isaiah Bunton.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in Birdeye, with Masonic rites and military honors. Emerson Funeral Home is in charge or arrangements.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Emerson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorials be made to the /, 10900-B Stonelake Blvd., Suite 320 Austin, TX 78759.
Online guestbook: www.emersonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Times-Herald on Oct. 13, 2017
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