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Bessie Virginia Stallings Elliott
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1922
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2013
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA

Bessie Virginia Stallings Elliott, 91, of 235 Mt. Zion Church Rd., Lawndale,
passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Hospice at Wendover in Shelby.

Mrs. Elliott was born in Rutherford County, on August 27, 1922, to the late
Tildon Durant Stallings and Lucinda Bell McCurry Stallings.

Bessie and L.R. raised their large family on the farm, growing cotton, corn and
lots of vegetables to feed their family. She was well known for being a good
cook. Many young boys joined her sons at the table and when it came time to
build her a nice home, those same men came to help, free of charge! Bessie
worked over thirty years as a CNA at Haven-n-Hills Nursing Home and was greatly
admired and appreciated by her patients and their families. She was loved much
and will be missed by many.

She was a member of Mt. Harmony Methodist Church until it closed in 1990; she
then attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Casar.

In addition to her her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Lee
Roy Elliott, Sr.; son, Lee Roy Elliott, Jr.; brothers, Clyde Hoey, James, J.T.,
Reid, and Floyd Preston "Jerry" Stallings and sisters: Lola Johnson, Bertie Lee
Smith, Bertha B. Terry, Irene VanDyke, and Elsie Smith.

Mrs. Elliott is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law; Jackson and Linda
Elliott of Roxsboro, Bob and Hilda Elliott of Polkville, and James and Judy
Elliott of Polkville; daughter, Lydia E. Hamrick of Polkville; brother, John
Stallings of Shelby; sister-in-law, Mary M. Stallings of Bostic; brother-in-law
, Charles VanDyke of Bostic; beloved nephews, Horace Stallings and wife, Eloise
of Shelby and Crawford Stallings and wife, Sue of Bostic ; grandsons and
spouses, Mark and Chris Hamrick of Polkville, Jeff and Mayako Hamrick of
Charlotte, Doyle and Rachel Elliott of Kazakstan, and Brian Elliott, David
Elliott, Ben and Jenny Elliott, Jimmy Elliott and Christopher Elliott all of
Polkville; granddaughters and spouses, Sara and Rick Biever of Roxboro, Julie
and Tyler Royster of Polkville, Jamie and Kevin Franklin of Cherryville and
Amber and Dave Alsobrooks of Efland; great grandchildren, Dustin Hamrick and
wife Annie of Hollis, Garrett Hamrick and Austin Elliott of Polkville, Samuel,
Leah, and Lydia Elliott of Kazakstan, Ahna Elliott and Claire Royster of
Polkville; Solomon and Caleb Elliott of Morganton, Cheyanne, Peyton, and Hannah
Franklin of Cherryville and Nathan Biever of Roxboro; and many beloved nieces
and nephews. Holding a special place in her heart were caregiver, Joyce Joyce
and former son-in-law, Art Hamrick and wife Carolyn.

The family would like to thank the many Hospice staff members for the tender
care they gave Bessie during her illness.

Visitation: 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston.
A guest register is available at

Funeral: 3:00 PM Thursday at Mt Zion Baptist Church in Casar

Officiating: Rev. Jamie Bridges and Rev. Sam Snyder

Burial: Mt. Harmony Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawndale.

Arrangements by Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Mike, Find A Grave member 
Family links: 
  Tilden Durant Stallings (1883 - 1964)
  Lucinda Belle McCurry Stallings (1892 - 1984)
  Lee Roy Elliott (1898 - 1978)*
  Lola Louetta Stallings Johnson (1910 - 2000)*
  Clyde Hoey Stallings (1912 - 1935)*
  Bessie Virginia Stallings Elliott (1922 - 2013)
  J. T. Stallings (1934 - 1934)*
  James Stallings (1935 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Harmony Memorial Cemetery
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Sharon & Jackie
Record added: Feb 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24792186
Bessie Virginia <i>Stallings</i> Elliott
Added by: Mike
Bessie Virginia <i>Stallings</i> Elliott
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