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Mary Byrd Elmore
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Obituary for Mary Byrd Elmore

Mary B. Elmore, formerly of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, passed away December 31, 2017, at the age of 91.

Born to the late Henry and Wynona Byrd on March 27, 1926, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Horace L. Elmore, her daughter, Janice D. Elmore, and all of her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her son, Levoy (Tina) Elmore; daughters, Lauria E. (Bill) Merritt, and Jill Winfrey; grandchildren, Morgan Elmore, Bryant Elmore, Will Merritt, Matthew Merritt, Breanna Elmore. She was also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family, along with her special friends from Brookdale Assisted Living in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and the Glass family in Linden, Alabama.

Mrs. Elmore was a graduate of Ole Miss, and taught school for many years. After her husband opened his medical clinic in Bridgeport, Alabama, she was instrumental in the daily operation, as both nurse and office manager. She was active in the choir at First Baptist Church in South Pittsburg, and when she moved to Goodlettsville, Tennessee, became a member of Metro Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Central time, Friday, January 5, 2018, at Rogers Funeral Home, 400 Laurel Ave., South Pittsburg, Tennessee.

Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Tennessee.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Brookdale Assisted Living in Hendersonville, Tennessee for all the love and care they gave to Mrs. Elmore.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Central time





2:00 PM
Rogers Funeral Home - South Pittsburg

400 Laurel Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Central time

Cemetery Details


Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens

3076 Main Street
Jasper, TN 37347


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