Mrs. MarJorie Marie Willix McElroy, of Calhoun, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022. She was 83 years old.
Mrs. McElroy was born on January 14, 1939, to Mr. Harker Gibson and Mrs. Sallie Dell Crump Gibson. Ms. McElroy had one sister, Mrs. Faye Chastain, who is married to Mr. Richard Chastain.
Mrs. McElroy was a lifelong resident of Gordon County. She was married to Mr. J.T. Willix, and together they had on son, Mr. Ricky Willix. She was a member of the Sonoraville Baptist Church.
Mrs. McElroy worked in the Gordon County School system for 38 years. After her retirement, Ms. McElroy enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mr. J.T. Willix, and her second husband, Mr. Thomas McElroy.
Mrs. McElroy is survived by one son, Ricky Willix and Cynthia Kirk, and two grandchildren, Wesley Willix and Samantha Willix.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 8th from 5-9pm at Sonoraville Baptist Church. Funeral services for Mrs. McElroy will be Wednesday, February 9, at 1pm at the Sonoraville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jamie Hunt and Rev. Jether Cochran presiding. Burial will follow the service at the Sonoraville Baptist Church cemetery with Ricky Willix in charge of gravesite rites. In addition to flowers, the family has requested all gifts in memory of Mrs. McElroy be made to the Sonoraville Baptist Church Youth Group.
Pallbearers for the funeral include: Jake Gibson, Gerald Shaw, Zack McDougle, Lamar Crump, Eric Skater, Wesley Willix, Steve Kirk.
You may send condolences to the family online at the Thomas Funeral Home website.
Thomas Funeral Home is proud to have been entrusted with the care of Mrs. MarJorie Marie Willix McElroy.