Dimple Earleen ElmoreAugust 7, 1929 ~ October 15, 2017 (age 88)
Dimple Earleen Hodges Elmore 88 of Taylorsville died Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at her residence. Born August 7th, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Howard Hodges and Elsie Pennington Hodges. She was a dedicated servant of the Lord and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a woman of many talents, a true friend, a great cook and a classy lady who always had a smile. She was the Rock and the glue of the family.
Her husband of 64 years, Doras Edward Elmore of the home; three daughters, Pamela Elmore Hamlin of Taylorsville, Sheila Elmore of the home, Beth Elmore Duckett and husband Mike of Taylorsville; two sons, Rev. Edwin Elmore and wife Jeannie of Granite Falls and Bradley Elmore and wife Crystal of Granite Falls; four sisters, Juanita Dobbs of Granite Falls, Evalee Richards of Taylorsville, Betty Parsons of Deep Gap, Brenda Presnell of Deep Gap; three brothers, Dennie Hodges of Hickory, Ronnie Hodges of Statesville and Donnie Hodges of Virginia; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren survive her.
In addition to her parents, a brother, Worley Hodges, two grandsons, Craig Bruce, Jr. and Joey Duckett, preceded her in death.
The funeral will be 11:00 am Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church with Pastor Phil Chapman and Pastor Mike Riley officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice 3975 Robinson Road Newton, NC 28658.
The family would like to thank Shontae, Lisa Bumgarner and Katie and many others for their loving care.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Elmore family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.