Virginia Dare Triplett Elliott (2016-11-30 15:08:08)

Mrs. Virginia Dare Triplett Elliott age 90, of Fleetwood, NC died Monday, November 28, 2016 at Margate Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Elliott was born on July 14, 1926 in Watauga County to Harley Bloom and Willa Cook Triplett. After her mothers passing when she was only 6 years old, Dare helped take care of her brothers and sisters. She had perfect attendance for most of her school years. Her hobbies included crocheting, quilting, sewing, gardening and cooking. She was a member of Big Flatts Baptist Church.

Mrs. Elliott is survived by: 2 Sons, Thomas Elliott and wife Anita of Fleetwood and Danny Elliott of Spruce Pine, Daughter, Deborah Miller of Fleetwood, Sister, Marie Teague of Boone, Brother, Lee Triplett of Boone also surviving are 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 1 step-great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Elliott was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 64 years, U. G. Elliott, three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:00 am at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Garry Watson and Rev. Ricky Parlier. Burial will follow in Big Flatts Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 11:00 am prior to the service.

Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to Ashe Services for Aging, 180 Chattyrob Lane West Jefferson, NC 28694 or Big Flatts Baptist Church Building Fund.

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Badger Funeral Home, in West Jefferson, is in charge of the arrangements.