Fannie Lightfoot McElhaney
1862 - 1934


            Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie McElhaney, 72, wife of the Rev. R. L. McElhaney, who died at her residence on Greenwood road Monday morning at 7:45 o’clock , after a month’s long illness, will be held at the Highland Park Baptist church this afternoon at 2:30 , the Rev. C. F. Clark and the Rev. J. D. Bethune officiating. Interment in Greenwood cemetery, with arrangements in charge of the National Funeral Home.

            Mrs. McElhaney was a member of a pioneer family of mill builders and operators, her father having constructed Lee and Gordon’s mill at Chickamauga , Bird’s mill and Lightfoot’s mill.

            She is survived by her husband; six daughters, Mrs. James McRoy, of Detroit ; Mrs. R. C. Talley, Mrs. C. R. Genung, Mrs. W. C. Gallman and Misses Isabella and Robbie McElhaney; two sons, Elwood and Oscar McElhaney, also of this city; three brothers, William Lightfoot, of this city; James Lightfoot, of Arcadia, Fla, and John Lightfoot, of Kirkland, Tex.; also fifteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

            Funeral cortege will leave the residence on Greenwood road this afternoon at 2 o’clock .

The Chattanooga Times, Wednesday, May 9, 1934.


Note: Wife of Robert Lafayette McElhaney..