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Elgie Dean Kearns

December 8, 1938 — October 24, 2023

Troy

 

Ms. Elgie Dean Johnson Kearns, age 84, of Troy, NC passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at Atrium Health Stanly, Albemarle, NC.  

Ms. Kearns was the daughter of Walter Lee Johnson and Lula Rena Tucker, born December 8, 1938, in Montgomery County, NC.

Elgie worked in the Receiving Department of Gilead Manufacturing for many years.  She loved her family, her children and grandchildren.  She enjoyed cooking and baking and loved her music.  

She is survived by her son Craig A. Kearns and Lisa of Troy, NC; grandchildren: Ashley Michelle Kearns of High Point, NC and Tyler Andrew Kearns of Archdale; Chelsea, Brandon, Adam Harris, Esben Sobey.  She was preceded in death by her husband: Leo Kearns; sisters: Mildred Hudson, Coleen Johnson, Doris Lowder; and brothers: Graham Johnson and Colon Johnson.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 27, 2023, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, at Pugh Troy Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Troy, NC. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM at Little River United Methodist Church Cemetery, 774 NC Highway 731 W., Mt. Gilead, NC 27306, officiated by Tony Sedberry and Faye Baker.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans, 707 Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage, NC 28327 or to St. Jude's Children's Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

On-line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.

Pugh Troy Funeral Home is serving the family of Ms. Elgie Kearns.

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Visitation

Friday, October 27, 2023

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Troy

211 N. Main St., Troy, NC 27371

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Graveside Service

Friday, October 27, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Little River United Methodist Church

774 NC Hwy. 731W, Mt. Gilead, NC 27306

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