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Carol Cunningham McElmurray

March 12, 1941 June 29, 2018
Carol Cunningham McElmurray
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Obituary for Carol Cunningham McElmurray

Carol Cunningham McElmurray, 77, of Dahlonega, GA passed away June 29, 2018. Carol was born on March 12, 1941 in Miami, FL to the late Emmett and Frances Cunningham.
She is survived by her son, Rev. Chris (Melisa) McElmurray; grandchildren, Abigail, Rachel, and Finley McElmurray; brother, Van (Judy) Cunningham; sister, Kelly Roberson; step-mother, Rosemarie Cunningham; step-children, Jayne Scott, Ben Swain McElmurray, III, and Joe McElmurray.

Carol grew up in Smyrna, where she was a cheerleader for Campbell High School (Class of ’59). As a beauty queen, she was the 1958 Miss Cobb County Fair, Georgia Tech Navy Ball Queen, and the “Sweetheart of Sigma Chi.” Carol served as an administrative assistant for various firms, retiring in 2003 after almost three decades at Modern Welding Co. in Augusta. She was saved as a result of watching a televised Billy Graham Crusade, after which she served as a faithful member of West Augusta Baptist Church, The Vine Church, and Dahlonega Baptist Church. She will be most remembered for her confident evangelism, steady encouragement, and boundless enthusiasm – as a cheerleader for God and the gospel of Jesus Christ.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM prior to service. Everyone is invited to a time of food and fellowship after the service at the First Baptist Church of Haralson (224 Magnolia Street, Haralson, GA).

Carol will be laid to rest in a private family ceremony at Greenwood Cemetery, Atlanta. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Youth Ministry of First Baptist Church of Haralson (PO Box 292, Haralson, GA 30229) or www.firechaplain.org.


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Service

Tuesday

3

Jul

1:00 PM 7/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

3

Jul

11:00 PM 7/3/2018 11:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 7/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1173 Cascade Circle SW
Atlanta, GA 30203

1173 Cascade Circle SW Atlanta 30203 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fire Chaplain

First Baptist Church of Haralson, Youth Ministry

Post Office Box 292
Haralson, Georgia 30229
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