Elsie Turner Stussie 88 went to be with her Lord early in the morning Monday, October 6, 2014. She was born in Rocky Mount, NC on July 13, 1926 to W.R. Turner and Gladys Oakley Turner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Edward F. Stussie; her daughters Bridget Anne and Patricia Gale; her brother W. R. Turner, Jr.; and sister Anna T. Davis.
Elsie was a strong woman of faith and leaves behind a wonderful legacy. Elsie is survived by her daughter Barbara S. Wilson and husband, John, her son Kevin M. Stussie and wife, Georgia, her brothers Adrian Turner of Vancleave, MS and Dale Turner of Greensboro, NC.; her grandchildren, Brian Stussie, Brandon Stussie, Morgan Norris, Grant Stussie, Jeffrey Wilson and Kelly Payne and her nine great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Springmoor Retirement Center Auditorium, 1500 Sawmill Road, Raleigh NC 27615 at 11:00 Thursday October 9, 2014. A private graveside service will be held in Rocky Mount, NC.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Springmoor Endowment Fund, 1500 Sawmill Road, Raleigh, NC 27615 or the charity of your choice.
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The family would like to thank Springmoor Retirement Center for their love and compassionate care of Miss Elsie, especially to the second floor staff in the Health Center.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.