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John McElyea

John W. McElyea, 74, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.

He was born Sept. 13, 1939 in Flint, Mich. to Lester and Margaret Lillard McElyea.

His parents; wife, Wanda McElyea; and son, Johnny McElyea, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son, Glen McElyea and wife Teressa of Quitman; grandchildren, Chad McElyea of Knoxville, Tenn., Courtney McElyea and Bailey McElyea; and great-granddaughter Gracie LeAnn New, all of Quitman; brothers, David McElyea of Scott and Bob McElyea of South Carolina; sister-in-law Edie Drake of North Little Rock; and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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