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Emily Delle Beard Elrod Munn

August 5, 1922 - January 18, 2013
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Emily Beard Elrod Munn, age 90, passed away January 18, 2013 at Baptist Memorial. The funeral will be at Johnson's funeral Home on Tuesday, January 22 at 10:00 am with burial to follow at Fairmont Cemetery. Emily was born August 5, 1922 in Cheek, Texas. She was the only child of George A. and Mary (Dickens) Beard. They moved to San Angelo in 1927. Emily graduated from San Angelo High School at the age of 14. She attended San Angelo College for two years and then continued her education at Southern Methodist University. She graduated from SMU in 1942 with a Master's Degree in Mathematics. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma...
Emily Beard Elrod Munn, age 90, passed away January 18, 2013 at Baptist Memorial. The funeral will be at Johnson's funeral Home on Tuesday, January 22 at 10:00 am with burial to follow at Fairmont Cemetery. Emily was born August 5, 1922 in Cheek, Texas. She was the only child of George A. and Mary (Dickens) Beard. They moved to San Angelo in 1927. Emily graduated from San Angelo High School at the age of 14. She attended San Angelo College for two years and then continued her education at Southern Methodist University. She graduated from SMU in 1942 with a Master's Degree in Mathematics. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Following graduation, she taught at Ballinger High school for one year. She married Hamlin Kennedy Elrod on December 24, 1943. They began their life ranching in Glasscock County. Emily began teaching at Forsan High School in 1953 where she taught for 28 years. She and her husband were charter members of the Forsan Methodist Church. They moved the old Otis Chalk school house to Forsan and began having services in 1950. Emily and "Ham" enjoyed 35 years of marriage before he passed away in 1978. Emily married Wayne Munn on March 13, 1982 and moved to his ranch in Water Valley. He passed away in 1989. For 57 years she was an active member of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs. She was a charter member of the TFWC Forsan Study Club. She was a member of the Water Valley Bridge Club, Pocahontas Chapter of DAR, San Angelo Retired Teachers Association and the First United Methodist Church of San Angelo. Emily is survived by her son H.K. Elrod and his wife Mary of Page, Arizona and their children: Elizabeth and Daniel Hudson, Scotland; Chris Moore, Florida; Stacy and Norm Webb, New Jersey; and Maggie Moore, Washington. She is survived by her daughter Susan Alexander and her husband Jim, of San Angelo and their children: Bryan and Aline Alexander, New Mexico and Ashley and Justin White, Lubbock. She is also survived by 5 great-grandchildren, her sister-in-law, Bettie Elrod, Junction, and a step-daughter, Sally Lacy, of Water Valley. The pallbearers will be: Javan Vosburg, San Angelo; David Redwine, Andrews; Gary Burton, Forsan; Benny Pickett, Big Spring; J.F. Poyer, Grandbury; and Tim Spivey, Big Spring. Honorary pallbearers will be: Jessie Louis Overton, Big Spring and Raymond Phillips, Stanton. The family wishes to thank the staff at Baptist Memorial, Dr. John Harvey and Dr. Grant for their compassionate care and advice that provided a peaceful environment during her final years. The family asks that any memorials be made in her name to the West Texas Boy's Ranch, 36 W. Beauregard Ave., San Angelo, TX 76903, Baptist Memorial, First United Methodist Church, or the charity of your choice.

"Susan so sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. She was a wonderful teacher. Janette Strickland" Janette Cunningham (Lubbock, TX)

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