Elva Blanche McBride, age 93, passed away on October 7, 2021 in Fairmont, Nebraska. She was born on March 13, 1928 in McCook, Nebraska to Albert and Lizzie (Burkholder) Meyers. She attended rural schools and graduated from McCook High School.
In 1960, Elva married John McBride in McCook, Nebraska. The family moved to Fairmont, Nebraska in 1971 and Elva then moved to Exeter in 1987 after the death of her husband.
Elva loved to travel, visit family and friends and play cards. Over the years she drove a school bus, was a clown for the Shriners, sold Tupperware and was a member of a variety of card clubs, a member of the Eastern Star, Women’s Club, Fairmont Community Church Exeter United Church of Christ and the Exeter Senior Center.
Elva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John, brother and sister-in-law, Early and Virginia Meyers, daughter, Mina Ree and daughter and son-in-law Yvonne and Tim Austin.
She is survived by her son, Gary McBride of Exeter, Nebraska, son, Dale (Deniece) McBride of Deland, Florida, 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other family and friends.