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Elsie Suttles

July 14, 1943 ~ January 16, 2020 (age 76)

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     Elsie Suttles, age 76, of Forest City, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.

     Elsie was born July 14, 1943 in Rutherford County to the late Clyde William Keeter and Mary Magdalene Keeter. She worked most her life in textiles. Elsie was a member of Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church and attended Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Church. She enjoyed working on puzzles, cooking and caring for children.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jennie Keeter and Barbara Ann Keeter and a brother, David Junior Keeter.

     Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of thirty-eight years, Ed Suttles; two daughters, Sherry Barrier (Neil) of Forest City and Jennifer Bumgarner (Andy) of Golden Valley; son, William Gene Marcotti (Sheila O’Sullivan) of Greenville County, SC; two brothers, John William Keeter (Mary) of Morganton and Paul Bennie Keeter of Golden Valley; four sisters, Shirley Lancaster (Dan) of Rutherfordton, Ethel Harris of Morganton, Nancy Breck of Morganton, Irene Toney (Roy) of Forest City and a grandson, Christian Bumgarner.

     The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Frank Lewis and Reverend Rodger Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Robertson Creek FWB Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

     Memorial donations are requested to the Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Building Fund, 646 Pilgrim Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC  28043.


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January 19, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Harrelson Funeral & Cremation Funeral Services
1251 US Highway 221A
Forest City, NC 28043

Funeral Service
January 19, 2020

3:00 PM
Harrelson Funeral Chapel

January 19, 2020

4:15 PM
Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
486 Robertson Creek Church Road
Bostic, NC 28018

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