Janie Marie McCoy

March 20, 1947April 9, 2019

Janie Marie McCoy, 72, left this world to join her Lord on April 9, 2019. She was born to Joseph Robert Elliott and Sara Belle Truitt Elliott on March 20, 1947 in Pell City, Alabama. She spent her childhood and teen years in the West End community of Birmingham, Alabama and attended Blessed Sacrament School and West End High School. She married Donald Roy McCoy in 1963 and lived the life of an Army wife and part-time waitress for more than twenty years while raising four sons. in 1980, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder which led to significant changes in her life. In 1986, she moved to western Kentucky to live near her parents. Following her father's 1988 death she moved back to Birmingham in 1989 and eventually participated in the JBS Mental Health assistance program for twenty-two years. She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Tom McCoy. She is survived by sons, Donny, Mike and Bill (Alexia) McCoy, sisters, Sharon Troncalli and Patty (Greg) Hendrickson and brother Melvin (Linda) Elliott. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 13th at Kilgroe Funeral Home, 2219 2nd Avenue North, Pell City and Visitation will begin at 10:00am with the funeral to begin at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.


  • Visitation Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, April 13, 2019

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