Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Eliza Harrelson Simmons (1922-2010)

Burlington, North Carolina - Eliza Harrelson Simmons, age 88, of Hwy 62 South in Yanceyville passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 25, 2010 at her home. She was a native of Caswell County and the wife of the late Aubrey Hobart Simmons. Eliza retired from Bakery- Cammack Hosiery after 27 years. She attended Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church. Eliza was an avid flower gardener and cook. She enjoyed family vacations especially trips to Pigeon Forge. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Survivors include her daughters, Elaine Dabbs and her husband, Joe of Burlington, Audrey Hall and her husband, Bennie of Union Ridge, Patricia Rudd and her husband, Kenneth of Union Ridge, Judy Howell and her husband, Ralph "Mac" of Burlington; son, Kenneth Aubrey Simmons and his wife, Linda of Yanceyville; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; brother, Pete Harrelson, Jr. of Elon; sisters, Vernell Oakley of Burlington, Betty Jean Stowe and her husband, Vernon of Danville, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, Pete and Mabel Walker Harrelson; sisters, Pauline Walker, Louise Clayton, Mary McKinney and Hazel McKinney and a brother, Emmitte Harrelson. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Elder David Underwood and assisted by Rev. Dan Ficklin and burial will follow at Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.


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