Sarah Elizabeth “Lib” Elrod, 95, of Greenville, widow of James Edward “Ed” Elrod, went to meet the Lord on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
Born in Greenwood, SC, she was a daughter of the late Henry R. and Octavia Augustine.
Lib retired from The Greenville News and was a member of Pendleton Street Baptist Church. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed arranging flowers. Lib was a frequent QVC’er.
She is survived by two sons, Richard “Rick” Elrod and his wife, Mary Sue Elrod and Don G. Elrod and his wife, Gail M. Elrod; six grandchildren, Lorie Thomas, Johnathan Elrod, Kevin Elrod, Matthew Elrod, Ricky Elrod, and Samantha Collins; fourteen great-grandchildren; sister, Henrietta “Retta” Sherman; and several nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved.
In addition to her parents and husband of 67 years, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Walker and a sister, Carolyn McElrath.
The family wishes to give special thanks to The Legacy at Hawthorne and Providence Hospice for their loving and generous care.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 30, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Hospice, 202 Wall St. Piedmont, SC 29673.
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