Posted: Wed 1:47 PM, Jan 02, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby and Son Funeral Home, Lovers Lane Chapel
Delmer McElroy, 99, of Bowling Green, passed away at 5:29 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Greenview Regional Hospital.
The Allen County native was born April 10, 1913, and was preceded in death by her parents, William Tom and Essie Thomas Smith; two sisters, Sallie Willoughby and Hattie Tabor; and three brothers, Elmer Smith, Jim Smith and L.W. “Slick” Smith.
Delmer was a housewife and a lifelong member of Beech Grove General Baptist Church in Allen County.
She is survived by a son, Willie McElroy (Sharon) of Bowling Green; two grandchildren, Scott McElroy (Jennifer) and Jonathan McElroy (Lindsey), all of Bowling Green; three great-grandchildren, Sydney Simpson and Ashton and Jackson McElroy; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel, with the funeral at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Beech Grove General Baptist Church Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Beech Grove General Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.jckirbyandson.com.