Cora McElrath

Saturday, June 26, 2004

Cora Ann McElrath, 82, of Farmington, Mo., died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at St. Francois Manor.

She was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Walter Marvin and Lena Gibbs Kirk. She married Ernest McElrath, who preceded her in death.

The McElraths lived in the Jackson area a number of years.

Survivors include a son, Kirk McElrath of Farmington; a daughter, Linda Juarez of St. Louis; a sister, Margarite Lohman of Rocheport, Mo.; two grandchildren; a stepgranddaughter; and two great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

The funeral was held June 14 at Horton-Wampler Funeral Home in Park Hills, Mo., with the Rev. Jim DeSpain officiating. Burial was in Russell Heights Cemetery at Jackson.