McElwee, June Murphy

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June Murphy McElwee, 75, of Blacksburg, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, at New River Valley Medical Center.

She was born in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 24, 1933, to the late Michael and Helen McAllister Murphy. She was preceded in death by a sister, Diane Belle Sizemore.

She attended Northside Presbyterian Church. Mrs. McElwee was an avid gardener, she loved to paint and loved animals. She was a member of the Mt. Tabor Ruritan Club.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert L. McElwee, of Blacksburg; three sons and daughters-in-law, David M. and Lynn McElwee, of Land of Lakes, Fla., Timothy R. and Cindy McElwee, of Oviedo, Fla., B. Kelly McElwee, of London, England; a sister and brother in-law, Branda M. and James Hedrick, of Richmond, Va.; three brothers and sisters in-law, Michael Lake and Phyllis Murphy, John W. and June C. Murphy, all of White Sulphur Springs, and Patrick G. Murphy, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be missed by a faithful companion, her dog, Casey.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg, Va.