Mrs. Mattie Jewel Elrod, age 84, of Lyerly, GA., passed away Saturday May 17, 2008, at her residence.

Mrs. Elrod was born June 17, 1923, in Cherokee County Alabama, the daughter of the late Robert and Letha Parker Hurley. She was a member of the Mill Creek Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Frank Elrod, sister, Ruby Tallent, brothers, James Hurley, Halbert Hurley, Raymond Hurley.

Survivors include, sons, Fred Elrod, Lyerly, GA., Lee Elrod, Summerville, GA., daughters, Sheila Elrod, Sharon Elrod, Carol Jones, Lyerly, GA., Delois Suit, Summerville, GA., Susan Sparks, Trion, GA., sister, Pearl Hester, Rinehart, AL., 6 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren.

Graveside and Interment Services will be held Tuesday May 20, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) in the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Minister Wayne Kelley officiating.

Active pallbearers will be Fred Hardin, Tyler Hardin, Mike Short, Coty Elrod, Jason Williams, and Chris Hardin.

Mrs. Elrod will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Monday May 19, 2008 from 6 until 8 p.m. (EDT).