Elga Myrle


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Elga Myrle Hartley

Jan 05 1924 - Feb 24 2005

Mrs. Elga Myrle Hartley, age 81, of McKinney, Texas passed away February 24, 2005, in McKinney. She was born on January 5, 1924, in Howe, Texas to James C. and Mabel (Dicken) Higginbotham. On July 11, 1941, she married Eber Ray Hartley in McKinney. Mrs. Hartley was an active member of a Bridge Club and a 42 Club in McKinney. She was a past president of Hurricane Creek Country Club Womens Association, PTA and Band Boosters. She was also leader of a Junior High and High School Horizon Club and a Den Mother of the Local Chapter of the Cub Scouts. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her son, Gary L. Hartley and wife, Ellen of Melissa, Texas; daughter, Gayla Scalf and husband, Durwood of McKinney; grandchildren, William G. Hartley and wife, Devon of McKinney, Holley Ella Hartley of Melissa, Valorie Janik and husband, Tom of Lewisville, Texas, and Derric Scalf of Dallas; great-grandchildren, Kinley Janik and Christopher Janik both of Lewisville; sister, Nelda Higginbotham of McKinney; and brother, Clovis Higginbotham and wife, Martha of Lafayette, Louisiana. Her parents, husband and brother, Lemuel Higginbotham preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 28, 2005, at North Baptist Church in McKinney. Interment will follow at Stoney Point Cemetery, Melissa, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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