April 4, 2014
Mrs. Linda Dodson McElroy, age 95 lifelong resident of the Black Hollow community of Rockwood and a charter member of North Rockwood Baptist Church, went home to be with our Lord and Saviour Thursday, April 3, 2014. Surrounded by family, she passed peacefully at the home she had lived in since age 13. Mrs. McElroy will be remembered for her love of quilting, wildlife (especially in Cades Cove) and her daily road trip, but mostly for her steadfast and unshakeable faith in Jesus Christ. Mrs. McElroy was born July 29, 1918 to parents James Dodson and Becky Watson Dodson. She is preceded in death by her parents, Brother: Lloyd (Pop) Dodson; Sister: Sarah Wicks.
Daughter and son-in-law: Ruth and Joe Griffin of Rockwood, TN.
Granddaughter: Sherry and husband Steven Laughlin of Rockwood, TN.
Great Grandsons: Bryce and Zane Laughlin of Rockwood, TN.
Special Niece Betty Kirkland of Rockwood, TN,
Several great nieces and great nephews
Family will receive friends Monday, April 7, 2014 from 6:00-8:00PM at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, TN. Funeral service will follow at 8:00PM in the chapel with Bro. Ben Whittenbarger officiating. Graveside services will be Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, TN. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mrs. Linda Dodson McElroy.