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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Wilma Elms

  • Wilma Elms, 92, of 104 Baugher St., Carrier Mills, died 6:55 a.m. Monday June 3, 2013, at the home of her daughter.
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  • Wilma Elms, 92, of 104 Baugher St., Carrier Mills, died 6:55 a.m. Monday June 3, 2013, at the home of her daughter.
    Funeral services will be held noon Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Felty Funeral Home in Carrier Mills. Visitation will be held Wednesday after 10 a.m. until service time.  Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. The Rev. Larry Morse will officiate. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
    She was born on April 26, 1921, in Carrier Mills, to the late Weaver and Myrna (Bryan) McNew.
    She married Norvell Elms on Oct. 23, 1938, and he preceded in death on July 21, 1993.
    She was a homemaker and caregiver to many of her friends before their passing, she enjoyed gardening, crafts, quilting and cooking.
    She was a member and former Sunday School teacher at the Main Street Church of God in Carrier Mills.
    She is survived by a daughter: Phyllis McDaniel of Harrisburg; son: Terry (Terry) Elms of Ozark; six grandchildren: Sherri (Dave) Teitsort, Julie (James) Arnold, Shane (Kara) Elms, Abby (Jeff) Henshaw, Justin (Kristi) Elms and Eliza (David) Hill; 16 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-granchildren.

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