Mrs. Jo Coleman McElveen
WARRENTON, Ga.- Mrs. Jo Coleman
McElveen, age 82, beloved wife of the late Mr.
Lane S. McElveen of Warrenton, died Oct. 11,
2011, at the University Hospital, Augusta.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday,
Oct.14, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of
Warrenton with the Rev. Mike Dann officiating.
Burial followed in the Sallie Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. McElveen, a native of Rentz, Ga.,
was the daughter of the late Walter Thomas
and Elsie Daniel Coleman. She was a retired
school teacher having taught in Hephzibah
and Warrenton. She was an active member
of the First Baptist Church of Warrenton and
the Laura Lee Sunday School Class. Mrs.
McElveen will be remembered as being a
Prayer Warrior for her family, church, friends,
area schools, and the community. She was
loved by many and was a special MIMI.
Survivors include her daughter, Fran
McElveen Coxwell and husband, Dennis,
of Warrenton; her son, Chris McElveen and
wife, Faith, of Crawfordville; one sister,
Myrtiline Coleman Neidlinger, Savannah;
six grandchildren, Jennifer Coxwell (Chad)
Mosley, Rhett Coxwell, Christopher
McElveen, Laney Coxwell (Wayne) Cheely,
Joelle McElveen, and Matthew McElveen;
and ten great-grandchildren.
Mrs. McElveen was preceded in death by a
sister, Christine Coleman Overman.
The family would like to express sincere
appreciation to the staff of Warrenton Health
and Rehabilitation Center and to her caregivers,
Mrs. Eva Mae Rhodes
and Mrs. Mildred
Wayne Cheely, Rhett
Cheely, and Taylor
deacons and members
of the Laura Lee
Sunday School Class
at the First Baptist
Church of Warrenton.
In lieu of flowers,
the family request that
memorials be made
to the First Baptist
Church of Warrenton,
201 S. Norwood
Street Warrenton, GA
Lowe Funeral Home
was in charge of
Web posted on Thursday, October 20, 2011