Inspiring ~ Remembering ~ Honoring

Nature 40

Music by the O'Neill Brothers


Lois Marie (Elrod) Held

March 3, 1925 ~ January 15, 2019 (age 93)


Lois Marie Held, 93, of Akron, Ohio, passed away January 15, 2019 at Falls Village. Born March 3, 1925 in Polk, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Charles Elrod and Mamie Bell Elrod.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Ernie Held and son, Ernest Lee Held.

Lois will be missed by those her survive; brother, Jerry Elrod; and several nieces and nephews.

Spending her life as a homemaker, Lois also enjoyed crafts and playing cards. Lois’ kindness will always be remembered as a way of spreading sunshine into the lives of others.

Family and friends are welcome to visit, Tuesday, January 22nd from 4-6 pm, Hecker-Patron Funeral Home, 13151 Cleveland Avenue, NW, Uniontown, Ohio, where the service for Lois will take place following visitation at 6 pm. Interment will take place privately.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter, 8180 Greensboro Dr., Suite 400, McLean, VA 22102 or online at

Those wishing to share their prayers, memories, or condolences, please visit:

Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter
8180 Greensboro Road ~ Suite 400, Mclean VA 22102

© 2019 Hecker-Patron Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS