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Dexter Steven Elliott

April 15, 1958 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 59)

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            Dexter was born April 15, 1958 in Marion, the son of the late Charles S. and Pearl Hollifield Elliott.  He attended North Cove Elementary School and graduated from McDowell High School where he was a proud member of NJROTC.  He was a long-term employee of Drexel Furniture Company.

            In addition to his parents, Dexter was preceded in death by his older brother, Phillip C. Elliott.  He is survived by his sister Doris (Dot) Elliott Elledge and husband Clarence (Gene) of Rutherford College; nieces Judie Elliott Crump and husband David of Florida, and Michelle Elliott Samples and husband Scott of Glen Alpine and their daughters Jordan and Brittney; nephew Dennis Elliott and partner Windy of Stanley and his children Justin and Kayla of Pennsylvania; sister-in-law Thiet Elliott of Marion, aunts Queenie Hollifield Edwards of Marion and Lovena Stewart of Spruce Pine;  and a number of cousins.

            In accordance with Dexter’s wishes, there will be no funeral, his body will be cremated, and his ashes scattered at sea.  The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or to Burke Hospice & Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC  28690.  

 Service Information

November 18, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
198 South Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

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