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Mary Gloria McElroy

August 23, 1932 — December 20, 2022

Colbert, GA

Mary Gloria (Fatty) McElroy

Colbert-Mary Gloria (Fatty) McElroy, 90, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Born on August 23, 1932, in Colbert, GA to the late John R. and Ellie Collins McElroy, she was the 10 th out of 12 children and was a twin to Robert “Humming” McElroy. She was a long-time member of Moon’s Grove Baptist Church. She retired from Belk’s Corporation after 22 years of service as a customer service representative. After retiring, she spent most of her time doing crafts and spending time with her family. She was a woman that loved her family and friends and was loved anyone that knew her. She always had a story to tell to anyone that would take time and listen. She enjoyed reminiscing of her time as a child working on the family farm and would share those stories religiously.

Graveside services are Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Moon’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Lee Adams officiating. The visitation will be at Moon’s Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Tuesday from 1:00 pm until service time.

Survivors include her loving sister, Frances McElroy; her daughters, Vickie (John) Eubanks of Winder, GA, Inya (Butch) Russell of Comer, GA; son, Clay McElroy of Carlton, GA and a daughter in law Louise McElroy of Bogart, GA; grandchildren, Travis McElroy of Bakersville, CA, Preston Russell of Comer, GA, Casey (Jason) Luke of Comer, GA, Tiffany (David) Beckstein of Dacula, GA, Millisa Eubanks of Louisville, KY, Asa (Kimberly) McElroy of Carlton, GA and Ian (Sara) McElroy of Hull, GA. She is also survived by her 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Randy McElroy, her parents John and Ellie, and her siblings, James McElroy, Thomas McElroy, Corrie McElroy Sinclair, Rose Lee Cape, Catherine Davis, Cornelia Gideon, Sam McElroy, Rufus McElroy, Ruth Pace, and her twin, Robert “Humming” McElroy.

The family would like to thank the staff of The Hampton House, Colbert, GA, and Agape Hospice Care for taking such good care of our Mother, making this transition easier for everyone.

Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes, Danielsville, Danielsville, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moons Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

1985 Moons Grove Church Road, Colbert, GA 30628

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moons Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

1985 Moons Grove Church Road, Colbert, GA 30628

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