Elizabeth Russell McCall, 83, of Leesburg, Florida, formerly of Highlands, NC, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late James Russell and Martha Munger Russell. She was married to Willis G. McCall, Sr. who preceded her in death December, 1999.
Mrs. McCall was employed by the Lake County School System as a school bus driver. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great‑grandmother, sister and friend.
Survivors include her daughters, Wilma Carpenter (Michael) of Murphy, Sarah Carpenter (Morris) of Leesburg, FL, Cathy McCall of Virginia and Teresa Fry (Bruce) of Nashville, TN; her son, Willis Gordon McCall (Mary) of Dona Vista, FL; sisters, Mary Lynch of Leesburg, FL, and Faye Dill of Grovetown, GA; brothers, Milford Russell of High Springs, FL, James Russell of Cashiers, John Russell of Oregon and Charles Russell of Frankfort, Germany and many grandchildren and great‑grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Carl.
A funeral service will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Clear Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Oliver Rice officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 10:30 ‑ 12:00 noon, prior to the service at the church.
Online condolences are available at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the McCall family.