Annie Ruth Davis McElhaney, 86, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, July 22, 2012.
Mrs. McElhaney was born in Bedford County and was a daughter of the late John Herbert and Emma Annie Beatty Davis. She was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Phebian Sunday School class. Mrs. McElhaney was a retired office worker and was a very active member of the Lewisburg Senior Citizens, where she was an avid rook player.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Howard McElhaney, who died in 1976, and by two grandsons, Matthew Blalock and Mickey McElhaney.
Mrs. McElhaney is survived by a daughter, Marlene (Danny) Blalock of Chapel Hill; son, Michael Howard (Becky) McElhaney of Chapel Hill; special companion, Charles Van Hooser of Lewisburg; grandson, Mark Blalock of Nashville; stepgrandchildren, Chad Tune, Wendy Jones, Allison and Beau Van Hooser; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Haylee, Charlie, Kadence and Aiden.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 24, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Hendricks and Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial followed in Reed-Walker Cemetery near Chapel Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Reed-Walker Cemetery, c/o Wayne Giles, 2199 Underpass Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, was in charge of arrangements.