Elmira Malone

Monday, August 31, 2015

Elmira Malone, 99, of Memphis, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Harborview Nursing Home Memphis.

She was a retired social worker for Mississippi County and served as member, secretary and Sunday School teacher for Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church Keiser.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Edith Sheppard;

Her husband, Prettis Malone;

Two sons, Prettis Malone Jr. and Lee Malone;

Two sisters, Alice Merritt and Clara Howard and;

One brother, Charlie Sheppard.

She leaves behind a daughter, Merlynn Clemons of Memphis;

Four sons, Bobby (Shannon) Malone, Elvis (Viola) Malone and Johnny Malone all of Philadelphia, Pa. and James (Janice) Malone of Memphis and;

18 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Wilson Funeral Home Osceola with Dr. Moses Black officiating. The family will receive visitors from Noon until the time of the funeral. Burial will follow at Whiteside Cemetery Osceola.