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Rachel B. Elrod, 79, of Shannon, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born July 9, 1940 to Virgil and Mae Oner Black. She loved spending time with her family, church family, the Lee Co. Homemakers Club, and Young at Hearts. She was a member of Doty Chapel Baptist Church in Shannon.
Visitation will be from 10:00A.M. to 12:00P.M. at Lee Memorial Funeral Home, we will be observing social distancing during this time due to the pandemic. Private graveside service will be at 12:00 P.M. Friday, May 15, 2020 at Lee Memorial Park with Bro. Steve Paul officiating. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
She is survived by her sons, David Elrod (Pam) of Tupelo and Mike Elrod (Tamara) of Canton; Grandchildren, Michelle Farley (Robert) of Pontotoc, Candi Tate (Cameron) of Plantersville, Ryan Elrod (Jordan) of Shannon, Katelyn Wilson (Austin) of Pisgah; great grandchildren, Lane McMullen, Bryson Tate, Paddy Farley, Landon Farley, Anna Blake Tate, John Riley Tate, and Bristol Wilson; siblings, Esma Hanley, Frances Staten (Keith), Gary Black all of Pontotoc, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Elrod; her parents, and several siblings.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Doty Chapel Baptist Church 232 Shackelford Ave, Shannon, MS 38868.
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Friday, May 15, 2020
Private family only graveside