Obit: Virginia Elrod

Obit: Virginia Elrod

November 13th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Virginia "June" Standridge Elrod, 84, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.She was born in Knoxville and grew up in Athens. She was a graduate of the Erlanger School of Nursing and worked for several years as an RN. She was active in the Medical Alliance, served as president of the Hamilton County Medical Alliance in 1970-71 and was president of the Tennessee Medical Association Alliance from 1979-1980. She was also active in many garden clubs and served as a local president from 2006-2008.Virginia was an ardent Alabama football fan and on occasion cheered for UT. She was a Doncaster Consultant for over 30 years and enjoyed this opportunity to visit with old and new friends.She was a member of First-Centenary Methodist Church and the Morgan Sunday School Class.She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Dr. Bruce A. Elrod; children, Gary A. (Lori) Elrod, Francie Elrod and Harvey Standridge Elrod; grandchildren Perry, Fran and Michael Elrod.Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at First-Centenary United Methodist Church.Memorial contributions may be made to First-Centenary United Methodist Church, or the Volunteers in Medicine, P.O. Box 81057, Chattanooga, TN 37414.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. at the church.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.