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Lessie Mae Turner Elliott

Originally published: Aug. 19, 2013
Last modified: Aug. 19, 2013

Mrs. Lessie Mae Turner Elliott, 91, of West Jefferson, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Boone Family Funeral Home with Elder Eddie Lyle, the Rev. George Grubb, and the Rev. Tommy Dollar officiating. Burial will follow in the Ashelawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. Monday at Boone Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. Elliott was born in Damascus, Va., on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 1921, to the late Glen Turner and Hattie McNeil Turner. She worked at Hanes Manufacturing.

Mrs. Elliott was preceded in death by her husband, Bluford Elliott; two brothers, Von Turner and Donald Turner; and three sisters, Pauline Turner, Bobbie Lloyd, and Jane Brooks.

She is survived by one son, Teddy Elliott and wife, Kathy, of West Jefferson; three daughters, Iva Lea Elliott and husband, Raymond, of Creston, Ima Gene Eggers and husband, Billy, of Grassy Creek, and Polly Marsh and husband, Bob, of Jefferson; two brothers, Joe Ray Turner and wife, Geraldine, of West Jefferson, and R.G. Turner and wife, Doris, of Morganton; five grandchildren, Kevin Elliott of Creston, Angie Faw of Mt. Airy, Nathan Eggers of Boone, Elisa Miller and husband, Kevin, of West Jefferson, and Chris Miller and wife, Tara, of West Jefferson; four great-grandchildren, Kelsey Eggers of Crumpler, Luke Eggers of Crumpler, Taylon Miller of West Jefferson, and Kaden Miller of West Jefferson; two stepgrandsons; Robbie Marsh of Marietta, S.C., and Scott Marsh of Pisgah Forest; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, c/o Larry Stanley, 853 Stanley Road, Warrensville, NC 28693.

The family will be meeting at the home of Bob and Polly Marsh, 300 Friendship Baptist Church Road, Jefferson, NC.

The family requests no food, please.

You may give the family your condolences at our website http://www.boonefuneralhome.com.

Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.

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