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Lester LaClair Elrod

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Born 8-17-1915 -- Died 11-03-2006

Lester LaClair Elrod, 91, of Hardy, died Nov. 3, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab.

He was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Prairie City, Iowa the son of the late Carl Elrod and Myra Young.

He was employed for Elrod Furniture Sales for 22 years and was a farmer in Iowa before moving to Cherokee Village.

Survivors include four daughters, Wilma (Elrod) Wilson of Grinnell, Iowa, Sue Vanderpool of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Shirley Van Wyhe of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and Carla McCrea of Runnells, Iowa; one brother, John Elrod of Prairie City, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral services were held at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel in Hardy, with Pastor Lynn Elrod officiating. Burial will be in Griffith Cemetery in Prairie City, Iowa.

Memorials are preferred to the Legacy Hospice in Salem, Ark.