Chris Elrod

Obituary - Chris ElrodChris Elrod, of New Boston, Texas, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, at a Texarkana, Texas hospital. She was 82.

Chris was born January 14, 1933, in Clay, Missouri, to Thomas Edward and Velma Gladys Day Henderson. She was a bookkeeper and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Arnett; a brother, Sam Henderson; a granddaughter, Cherie Collins, in 1988; and a son, Timothy Elrod, in 2014.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry F. and Colleen Collins of Malvern, Arkansas and Mark and Liz Elrod of De Kalb, Texas; two daughters and a son-in-law, Susan Landers of Avery, Texas and Gale and Larry Stevens of Simms, Texas; a sister, Juanita Tatum of Burton, Michigan; a special nephew, Johnny Pillow of Dallas, Texas; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services will be 4:30 P.M. Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas with Bro. Billy Blakeney officiating. Interment will follow at Woodmen Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.

The family will be at the home of Ms. Elrod, 200 S. Ellis St., New Boston, Texas.

Memorials may be made to Woodmen Cemetery Association, PO Box 331, De Kalb, Texas 75559.

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