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Obituary for Elizabeth Eldridge Fletcher

Elizabeth 'Mossie' 'Lorene' (Eldridge) Fletcher, 76 of Crab Orchard passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at her home. She was the widow of James 'Newtie' Fletcher who preceded her in death on March 22, 2004. Elizabeth was born April 5, 1941 in the community of Kenvir in Harlan County to the late Jess and Mollie (Jones) Eldridge. She grew up on Copper Creek and attended Brodhead School. She began working for Cowden's Manufacturing in 1960 and retired after 33 years of service. She was a previous member of both Valley and Immanuel Baptist Church. Elizabeth was an avid quilter, having hand quilted over 50 quilts in the past 13 years. She enjoyed collecting four-leaf clovers and had collected 33,448 notebooks.



She is survived by



Two Daughters, Laura & Husband Phil Brandenburg of Stanford and Teresa & Husband Wayne Renner of Crab Orchard.



Two Sisters, Marie Walter and Verta (Shirley) Williams



Brother, Ellis (Betty) Eldridge



5 Grandchildren: Valerie, Amanda, Jessica, Jamie & Travis



6 Great Grandchildren and 7 Step Great Grandchildren



4 Sister In Laws: Virginia Metcalf, Martha Cowan, Janice Southard & Mary Davidson



Numerous Nieces & Nephews also survive



In addition to her husband and parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by a Son, James N. Fletcher, Jr.; Sister, Nellie Jean Walter; Brother, Willis Eldridge and 3 infant Brothers, Carl, Otis & Amos Eldridge



Pallbearers Include: Phil Brandenburg, Wayne & Travis Renner, Randy Eldridge, Larry Mullins & David Taylor



Honorary Pallbearers: Ronnie & Eugene Walter, & Dwight Sneed



Funeral Service: 1:30 PM, Sunday, July 16, 2017



Place of Service: McKnight Funeral Home



Officiating: Eugene Walter



Place of Burial: Corner Cemetery



Visitation will be from 4 until 8 PM on Saturday, July 15th at McKnight Funeral Home

Visitation:
from 4 until 8 PM on Saturday, July 15th at McKnight Funeral Home

Funeral:
1:30 PM, Sunday, July 16, 2017

Interment:
Corner Cemetery


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