Mrs. Verdie Davis Elliott, age 99, of Marion, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Autumn Care of Marion. A native of Lake Lure, Verdie was born on August 9, 1920 to the late Roscoe Davis and Elma Laughter Davis. Verdie was a member of Bills Creek Baptist Church. She was devoted to her family, and those dear to her know that her love and motherly care was done selflessly. She was a hard worker and a strong-willed person. Verdie truly enjoyed tending to her flower and vegetable gardens. Verdie’s compassionate nature made her many friends throughout her life. Her husband, Troy Elliott, and son-in-law, John Friesland, preceded her in death.
Surviving are a daughter, Lou Jane Elliott Friesland of Marion; two grandsons, Johnnie Friesland (Leslie) of Orangeburg, SC and Larry Friesland of Lake Lure; five great grandchildren, Amy Potter (Brandon) of Goldsboro, NC, Levi Friesland (Heaven) of Marion, Brooke Friesland of Marion, Haven Suttle (Greg) of Mt. Holly and Morgan Jenkins of Spartanburg, SC; six great-great grandchildren: Ava, Reese Ann, Griffin, Charleston, Lincoln, and Stella Bea.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Cherry Springs Memorial Park with Rev. Marty Conner officiating. Flowers are accepted and appreciated, but those wishing to make a memorial, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association at 34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills, MA, 02481.
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