The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


July 9, 2011

Karen Elledge

The funeral for Karen Gray Elledge, 54, of Athens will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home with Tim Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

She died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Huntsville Hospital.

Mrs. Elledge was born Aug. 19, 1956, in Kansas City, Kan. She was a member of the Clements Baptist Church.

Survivors include husband, Butch Elledge of Athens; sons, Michael McPeters of Athens and Cameron McPeters of Texas; mother, Yvonne Pitts of Athens; sisters, Deborah Brown of Huntsville and Glenda Gray of Athens; four grandchildren.

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