BLADENSBURG, Md. — Roberta “Darlene” Elrod, age 66, of Bladensburg, MD, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011, at the P.G. Hospital following a lengthy battle with heart disease.
Darlene was a native of Johnson City, TN, but had lived most of her life in Bladensburg, MD.
She is survived by her husband, Warren Elrod, of home; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry & Edgar Souder, of Laurel, MD; son & daughter-in-law, Terry & Cathy Palmer, of Millersville, MD; step-son & wife, Greg & Angie Elrod ,of Berryville, VA; sister, Sue Greer, and brother, Fred Higgins, both of Jonesborough, TN; 5 grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor & Jake Palmer, Crystal Wolfrey-Heath and Michael Wolfrey; as well as two great-grandchildren, Devon & Alyssa Cotto.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Cherry Grove Baptist Church, 104 Cherry Grove Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.gaschs.com.
It was Darlene’s wishes to be cremated.
In lieu of flowers, the family would request that monetary donations be made to her brother-in-law, Richard Greer, who is rehabilitating from a recent stroke. Donations may be addressed/mailed to Keith Greer-Richard Greer Medical Expense Fund, P.O. Box 1596, Johnson City, TN 37601.