- Elizabeth L. "Liz" (Troxell) Cloum
- Date of Death:
- Jun 25, 2012
- Location of Service:
- Bacarella Funeral Home, Inc. - Monroe
Elizabeth L. “Liz” (Troxell) Cloum, 79 years, of Monroe, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 25, 2012 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.
Born May 29, 1933 in Jellico, Tennessee, Liz was the daughter of the late Horace S. and Bertha (Vann) Monhollen. Liz moved to Monroe in 1965 from Dayton, Ohio.
On April 9, 1976 at Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe Liz married her beloved husband Elmer L. Cloum.
Liz worked as a custodian for Monroe Public Schools for 21 years. She retired in 1990.
Liz was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she ran the nursery for many years.
Although Liz worked outside her home, she was a wonderful homemaker and cared for her family with much love. Liz enjoyed cooking, baking and traveling. She also enjoyed the six years she and Elmer spent in Florida.
Liz is survived by her beloved husband of 36 years, Elmer, eight loving children: Stephen J. Troxell, Richard K. (Dawn) Troxell, S. Elaine Robson, Judy A. Sachs, Susan M. Troxell, Karen J. (Douglas) Vanderbush all of Monroe, Nancy J. (Darren) Greene of Sudbury, Canada and Joel A. (Cheryl) Cloum of Monroe, fourteen cherished grandchildren, nine treasured great grandchildren, one brother: Jack Monhollen of St. Cloud, FL and one sister: Susan (Jerry) Oster of Springboro, OH. In addition to her parents Liz was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 1-8 PM in the Bacarella Funeral Home, 1201 S. Telegraph Rd., in Monroe where funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM. The Rev. Joe Lumpkin former pastor of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church.
- Location of Services:
- Bacarella Funeral Home, Inc.
- 1201 South Telegraph Road