Marita Mary Suite McElweyPublished 4:05pm Thursday, March 6, 2014
March 5, 2014
Funeral for Marita Mary Suite McElwey, 87, of Vinemont will be Sat., March 8, at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Michael Gunter officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Burial will be in Bell Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Sat., March 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Ms. McElwey died Wed., March 5, 2014, at her residence. She was born Thur., Feb. 3, 1927, in Morgan County to Mose William Suite and Maudie Mae Shedd Suite. Ms. McElwey was a veteran of World War II from the U.S. Navy, where she trained pilots in Pensacola. She also was a model for photographers for several years, an office manager for a doctor’s office for about 20 years, a welder for a short time and was self-employed as an Avon representative for about eight years prior to retirement. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Raymond Chaney, Hubert McMinn and Burton Suite; and nine sisters, Elsie Aday, Nova Shedd, Cora Cobb, Grace Riggs, Lucille Gay, Marguerite Drinkard, Christine Hill, Robbie Jean McCorkle and Flora Suite.
She is survived by a brother, Edward Paul Suite (Bertha); and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews.