Memorial services of remembrance for Dr. James “Jim” Walter McElhone age 72 will be held 4:00pm Thursday at Hebron United Methodist Church in McBee, SC. Pastor Gary Compton will officiate.
Dr. McElhone was born in Aberdeen, SD the son of the late Elmer and Katherine Blondo McElhone. He served in the Vietnam War with the United States Army. He had a Doctorate Degree of Philosophy from the University of Wyoming. Jim was the Dean of Education at a community college on a Navajo reservation in Montana for 6 years. He worked for 30 years with the Education system in the state of Texas.
Left to cherish his memory are his sister, Judy Sullivan, McBee; several nieces and nephews, Michele (Jamie) Wayne, Joni Thorson, Tammy Haines, Bobby Withrow, Jerry (Tammy) Withrow, Troy (Lisa) Ellifrits, Jimmy (Shana) Ellifrits, Stephen McEhone, John McElhone, Dale McElhone, Margie McElhone and Sarah Almond.
Norton Funeral Home and Crematory are honored to be of service to the McElhone family.
“A life so beautifully lived deserves to beautifully remembered”