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Sally Elrod

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE - Sally G. Elrod, 85, died at 4:10 a.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.

Born Aug. 13, 1918, near Wyatt, daughter of the late Lee and Rosie Johnson Forrester, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She had been a waitress for the Charleston Cafe.

In 1933, she married Yeura Elrod who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1986.

Survivors include: one son, Charles Lee Elrod of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two daughters, Alice Elizabeth Tharp of Sikeston and Karen Sue Kolwyck of Lilbourn; and seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Two sisters, one brother and five half brothers also preceded her in death.

Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Darrell Pollock will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.

Pallbearers will be: Jim Elrod, Christy Hutcheson, Chad Fetters, Robert Kolwyck, Richard Kolwyck and Michael Kolwyck.