Elaine Minor, 51, of Snellville, GA, passed away on September 2, 2010, after a valiant and courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her father, Horace Minor; sister, Jerry (Mike) Mumford; brother, Alston (Jo) Minor; niece, Jessica (Greg) Robertson; caregiver, Aunt Jane Garner; and best friend, Rick (Tess) Bankston. Additionally, she is survived by her beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Elaine was a faithful member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, where she served in several roles, including Treasurer and Trustee. Elaine graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oglethorpe University and has worked in the insurance industry for the past 30 years, most recently for Protected Self Insurance. When not working, she excelled in caring for her family and friends or enjoyed trips to Panama City Beach, FL. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 5th, at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Norcross. Burial will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday, September 4th, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 5100 South Old Peachtree Road, Norcross, GA 30092 or the American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Ste. 260, Duluth, GA 30097. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross, GA 30092, (770) 448-5757.