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Lakeview Memorial Park

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Lakeview Memorial Park
Wednesday February 17th, 2021
3:00pm

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Blanche Ledford Elmore

Blanche Ledford Elmore, 90, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Randolph Hospice House. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held at 3pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Lakeview Memorial Park with Rev. Heath Lloyd officiating. Blanche was born in Lincoln County to the late Gaither Lee Ledford and Beuna Dobbins Ledford. She retired from Cone Mills after 50 years of service. She loved to cook, read her bible and do word search puzzles. She was a loving and caring person. She will be missed by all who knew her. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Austin Elmore Jr.; Son Michael Elmore; daughter, Carolyn E. Tarlton; grandson, David Kendrick Jr.; great-grandson, Nathan Buccos; one sister and seven brothers. Blanche is survived by her daughters, Gail Elmore Kendrick and husband David, Desiree Elmore White, Sandra Elmore Carver and husband Donald, Rena Elmore Englestad and husband John, Tammie Elmore Plummer and husband Chuck; grandchildren, Jay, Angela, Justin, Kelly, Michael, Shelia, Donnie, Tyler, Danielle, Ryan and Amy; six great-grandchildren along with a large and loving extended family. Blanche will be available for viewing at Wilkerson Funeral Home on February 16, 2021 from 8:30am - 5:00pm.

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Hey mama,you've just been on my mind lately so I thought I'd drop a line. Love you always! 😘❤️

Rena Englestad May 21 2022 2:29 AM

hey, mama, someone just had a birthday🎂, so here's something you like a lot of.. Let's just say it's angel😇 food cake.. Because you are in Heaven don't forget to share with daddy. You're missed down here (I miss you down here) granted we had our arguments but when it was all said and done we still Loved each other. Loved each and Everyday, every hour, and every minute. You have always been here for me but most of all I miss YOU, and I MISS YOUR HUGS..your loving daughter...

Desiree Aug 30 2021 1:41 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Blanche Elmore

Rena Englestad Aug 29 2021 6:22 PM

Happy 91 Heavenly Birthday mama! Love and miss you so much! I think of you often! Sending hugs to you and daddy.

Rena Englestad Aug 29 2021 6:21 PM

Happy 75th. heavenly anniversary! Pictures from your 70th anniversary party are popping up on FB. What a great memory we have from that day. I'm glad you and daddy are together. I'll love and miss you both forever!

Rena Jul 16 2021 7:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Blanche Elmore

Rena Englestad Jul 16 2021 7:23 PM

Hey mom, It's me Desiree'.. Miss me! I sure miss you!! Do you know how much we all miss you? By the way, Sandy is over working, make her slow down. Tell daddy to get on her too. Now onto something else,, I think of you everyday, especially when I see something on TV or in the store and I reach to get it or say to Justin "mom would like". Then the lose will hit me, You're not here.. The other week I fell and really hurt myself after the screaming the crying came, would you believe at my age I cried out for my mama? Yep, you heard me, your daughter(s) still need their mama!! So please mom keep an eye out on your girls. I love you, sign you daughter, Me, Desiree'

Desiree White Jul 7 2021 10:03 AM

Happy Mothers Day mama! It just doesnt feel right this year. I know you are in a better and beautiful place. But I still miss you! :hearts: Keep watching over us. I love you!:kissing_heart::heart:

Tammie Plummer May 9 2021 9:47 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Blanche Elmore

Amy Garner Feb 21 2021 11:09 AM

Miss you Maw Maw! Its been a little over a week and still feels so unreal. I find so much peace in knowing you are free and with Paw Paw. Yall probably havent left each others arms. I love and miss you both dearly:purple_heart:

Amy Garner Feb 21 2021 11:08 AM

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