AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Baerbel "Babs" McElroy, 61, of Augusta, died July 1, 2005. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in Tignal Baptist Church Cemetery with Father Lyons as Celebrant. Serving as pallbearers will be Benjamin Posey, Bernard Martin, Ronnie Johnson, Robert Turbyfill and Ronnie Burnside. Mrs. McElroy was born in Germany, was the daughter of the late Kurt Senftleben and the late Irmgard Wolf Senftleben. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl McElroy, and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors include two sisters, Ingrid Henn and Hannelore Porr; nieces, Petra Henn, Claudia Porr, Andrea Porr and Michael Porr; nephew, Juergen Henn, all of Germany; and cousin, Eleanor Eubanks and husband, Tommy, of Augusta. The family will receive friends Monday, July 4, 2005 from 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Hopkins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle July 4, 2005