Graveside services for Gordon Wade McElroy, age 36, were held
on Saturday, September 9, 2000, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon
with Rev. Bill Hodges, Pastor of the Clarendon Church of the
Nazarene, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under
the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.
Mr. McElroy died Wednesday, September 6, 2000, in Claude.
He was born August 21, 1964 in Memphis and was a resident of
Armstrong County all of his life.
He had served in the US Marine Corp.
He married Evelyn Annette Mathews on February 12, 1992, in
Waco. He was a
farmer and rancher most of his life, and was employed by Durrett
Farms in Randall County. He
was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Annette McElroy of Claude; one
son, Kyle McElroy of Claude; two daughters, Ashley Pearson and
Brenda Pearson, both of Claude; his parents, Nat and Marie McElroy
of Claude; and three brothers, Bryan McElroy of Canyon, Mitch
McElroy of Fort Hood, and Steven McElroy of Lubbock.