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Graveside Service

Cedar Grove Cemetery
Saturday January 22nd, 2022

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Donald Neal Elmore

Donald Neal Elmore, age 86 of Athens passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Starr Regional Rehabilitation Center of Etowah. A native of Cleveland and a resident of McMinn County since early 1970's, he was the son of the late Sherman Neal and Mildred Filyaw Elmore. He was a member of Genesis Baptist Church. After his retirement, he was employed by Ingles where he bagged groceries and greeted the public. He loved animals and enjoyed his church. He was preceded in death wife, Faye Hendon Elmore, and sister, Martha Lynn Pritchett.

Survivors include
Sister, Mary De Los Santos of Marietta, Ga; Brother-in-law, Lonzo Lamb of Athens, TN nieces, Maria De Los Santos, Robin Pritchett, Vanessa Ramey, Lonette Lamb Berg ( Stephen) of Hoover, Alabama, Tammy Hammonds (Chip) of Cleveland, Sandi Harber (Brian) of Rhine, Ga.; nephew, Brian Pritchett; great niece, Elizabeth Berg Hill (Jonathan) of Athens, Emily Hendon Buckles (Jacob) of Bristol, TN. great-great nieces, Ruth Lamb Hill of Athens, and Abigail White Hill of Athens.
A graveside service will be 11:00 am Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Cedar Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Pete Mullins officiating Memorial contributions may be sent to McMinn County Human Society. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/obituaries/Donald-Elmore Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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My brother, the best man I ever knew. He was pure of heart. I love him.

Mary Ann Elmore De Los Santos Mar 11 2022 9:18 PM

We went to church with Don and his wife Faye many years ago. We would see Don out in town especially when he was working at Ingles. It was always good to see him. He was just a kind Southern gentleman. So very sorry for your loss and we will be praying for the family.

Randy and Cheri Harrison Jan 23 2022 12:25 PM