Address: Bakers Creek, Burnsville
Date of Death: Sunday, January 19, 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Cora Elkins of Bakers Creek, passed away Sunday, January 19th in Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late J. Charlie and Lubergia Deyton Fox and the wife of Talmadge Elkins who died in 1987. She was also preceded in death by a son; Roger Elkins, a grandson: Keith Sparks, sisters: Gladys Cordell, Myrtle Robinson and Axie Elkins, and a brother John E. Fox. Cora was a member of Bakers Creek Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters: Vonda Owensby and husband Don, Mary Thomas and friend Frank Briggs and Regenia Hensley and husband Norman all of Burnsville; two sons: Ernest Elkins and wife Mildred of Marion and Terry Elkins of Burnsville; 11 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter: and two sisters: Mafria Robinson and Eula Walker both of Burnsville.
Funeral services will be held at 7 P. M. Monday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Revs. Royce Ball and Perry Norton will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 11 A. M. Tuesday in the Robinson Cemetery on Bakers Creek. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 P. M. Monday, prior to the service, at the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Gideons International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.