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Winfred Elders

Winfred Elders, 72, entered into the presence of his Lord on Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2020. He was a son of the late Raymond and Louise Hensley Elders, and was also preceded in death by an infant brother and brother-in-law, Marvin Coggins.

A member of Locust Field Baptist Church. He loved the Lord, his church, and gospel singing. He cherished and enjoyed being with his family, especially grandsons Coleman and Ethan. His favorite hobby was fishing. He also loved gardening and sharing it with others.

He worked at Buster Brown in the cutting department for many years and retired from Harris Regional Hospital in 2009 after 27 years of employment.

He is survived by his wife, Rita Brooks Elders, of 44 years, two sons, Clay Elders of Sylva, and Russell Price (Natalie) of Franklin, and one daughter, Cindi (Dean) Ball of Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Charles Ray (Shirley) Elders and Edward (Paula) Elders; two sisters, Linda Coggins and Cherry Lee (Butch) Rhinehart; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Locust Field Baptist Church.


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Guestbook

Roy Young May 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Winfred Elders

Roy Young May 7 2020 12:00 AM

To all the family, we are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord wrap His loving arms around you all and hold you close.

Thad and Leeunah Woods May 7 2020 12:00 AM

I worked at Harris Regional Hospital with Winfred. He was a wonderful person. Friendly and thoughtful to everyone he came in contact with. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this difficult time. Kelly Bearden

Kelly Bearden May 6 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Winfred Elders

Kelly Bearden May 6 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Winfred's passing. He was always such a nice guy. We went to school together and always talked when we would see each other at the hospital. He will be missed a lot. Judy and Henry Sutton

Judy Sutton May 5 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Winfred Elders

Judy Sutton May 5 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. James and Patricia Waldroop

James Waldroop May 5 2020 12:00 AM

Sending prayers for the family

Shirley Ensley May 5 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Winfred Elders

Shirley Ensley May 5 2020 12:00 AM

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