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Rains County Leader
April 25, 2006
Funeral services for Haola McElvy, age 87, of Brashear was held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, with Rev. Guy Mays officiating.  Interment was at Greenview Cemetery with Beau Alcorn, Tanner Alcorn, Colby Hoover, Ryan Stracener, Willie Bob Stracener and Leeroy Stracener serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers wer Mrs. McElvy's great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Haola McElvy passed away Saturday, April 8, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital in Greenville.  She was born in the Greenview Community on Feb. 25, 1919, the daughter of Dick and Velma Grayson Potts.  She married Maurice McElvy in the Greenview Community on January 11, 1934.  He preceded her in death in 1988.  Mrs. McElvy was a homemaker and a member of the Miller Grove Baptist Church.  Survivors include: three daughters, Faye Stracener of Brashear, Rosemary Morris and Janie Middleton, both of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Ricky Stracener, Randy Stracener, Rusty Stracener, Dusty Stracener, Cindy Mills, Stacy Crump and Michelle Bond; 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by one son-in-law, Jackie Middleton.  Memorials may be made to Greenview Cemetery Association.