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.
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.