ETSEL DEAN ELROD, 86, Snead, died Oct. 4, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Blount. Wife Nellie Ruth Elrod, granddaughters Amanda Young Pitner and Renee Shelton, and parents Cleo and Estelle Norris Elrod predeceased him.
Surviving are daughters Diane (Robert) Pitner, Susan Moore, Carolyn “Connie” (Michael) Hogeland, Snead, Linda Blue, Horton, Donna (Billy) Bickerstaff, Oneonta; son Michael Elrod, Altoona; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; brothers Billy Elrod, George Elrod, both of Horton, Max Elrod, Ray Elrod, both of Boaz, Charles Elrod, Indiana; sister Robbie Bickerstaff Harper, Boaz.
Ed Engle and Roy Miller officiated the 2 p.m. service held Oct. 8 at The Chapel of Snead Funeral Home. Burial was at Wynnville Cemetery.