Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home

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Etta Mae McElroy

March 7, 1922May 15, 2017

Etta Mae McElroy, 95, of Evanston, was born in Addington, Ok March 7, 1922. Her family moved to Tulsa, Ok and she graduated from high school in Tulsa. She attended Tulsa University for two years and graduated from National College of Education with a Bachelors Degree in elementary education. She received a Masters Degree from Carnegie Technical Institute Pittsburgh, Pa in library science. She worked as the school librarian in Haven, Washington and Kingsley Schools in Evanston. She was preceded in death by her parents Kent and Flora Mae McElroy, brother Jack and dear friend Ann W. Miller. Survivors include friends Robert and Sandra Brigham. She was a member of Northminster Presbyterian Church and Midwest Antique Club. She volunteered at Evanston Hospital. Memorial contributions may be made to Orphans of the Storm or to a charity of one's choice. In accordance with with Etta Mae's wishes, private services were held. Interment Northminster Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden. Arrangements by Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home. For information 847-251-8200.


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Susan Cooney

June 6, 2017

Etta Mae was an inspiration to so many students, teachers and others here in Evanston. She taught with with my husband at Washington and later I got to know her better when she joined the University Guild at Northwestern. An active member of the guild and she will be remembered for all her smile most of all.


May 22, 2017

Please accept my condolences for your loss, may the God of all comfort, comfort you all at this time - Mathew 5:4.

Cheryl Lynn

May 18, 2017

My family sends our sincere condolences to your family. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time.