Jessie "Floyd" McElroy, 71, of Monette, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Egypt, Ark., he was the son of the late Eugene and Dorothy Hathcoat McElroy and had been a Monette resident since 1972. He was a retired employee of Masner Farms in Monette.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Molly McElroy in 2002, a daughter, Debbie Newcomb, a grandson, Chad McElroy, a brother and two sisters.
He is survived by a daughter, Beverly Grady of Buckeye; two sisters, Beatrice Gulley of Jonesboro and Betty Baldridge of Monette. He also leaves four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Log Cemetery near Brookland with Reverend Scot Lloyd officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Leachville.
The family received visitors Thursday morning from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral procession left the funeral home in Leachville at 1 p.m.
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