Betty Sue Elrod

Betty Sue Poole Elrod

Sunday, July 23rd, 1933 - Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Betty Sue Poole Elrod, age 87, of Demorest, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020.

Born on July 23, 1933, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late J.C. and Lola Crumley Poole. Mrs. Elrod worked in the I.E. Department at Mt. Vernon Mills for 30 years. She was active in her community and was a member of the Lions Club, where she was an officer and was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellow Award. Mrs. Elrod was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Elrod; grandson, Damon Jones; and brother, Telford Poole.

Survivors include her daughter, Patsy Elrod Jones of Snellville; granddaughter and spouse, Nicki and Kenny Cowan; great-grandchildren, Hunter Cowan and Makenzie Cowan; great-great-grandchildren, Scarlett McGowen and Phillip McGowen; brother, Rayford Poole of Alto; and sisters, Barbara Robinson and Mozelle Wilbanks, both of Cornelia.

A private family graveside service will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Dr. Brian James officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CURE Childhood Cancer, 200 Ashford Center North, Suite 250, Atlanta, Georgia 30338 or Please send acknowledgements to Patsy Jones, 645 Lake Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30039.

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    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
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    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
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Rosemary Dixon

Posted at 01:06pm
I remember the smiles and laughter at our family and friends Christmas party with Bill and Betty Sue dancing, joining the fun. Rosemary Turpin Dixon, Marsha Turpin Rakes, daughters of Ray and Edna Turpin.

Peggy Bachota

Posted at 09:31am
Thinking of you and nikki and family. Mom and Grams said to tell you they are sending hugs your way! Hang in there and know we are keeping your family in our prayers!

Kay Wiley

Posted at 08:45pm
Patsy, you and your family are in our prayers. We pray for God to give you comfort at this difficult time. Your Momma was a sweet lady and I know you will miss her terribly. Love you.

Vickie Roberts

Posted at 08:11pm
Patsy, So sorry to hear of your moms passing… Heaven gained an angel and she certainly raised one as well! Prayers to you, Nicki, Kenny and all those precious grandchildren.
Love to you all
Vickie Roberts

Amanda Anderson

Posted at 04:10pm
So sorry to hear of the passing of Ms Betty Sue. Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers. Drew & Amanda Anderson

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