IRMO, S.C.- Anne Elmore Falls, 100, of Irmo, S.C., passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Generations Home in Chapin, S.C. Born on Nov. 19, 1912, in Cleveland County, to the late Decatur and Lula Rose Warlick Elmore, she was preceded in death in 1965 by her husband Dr. Fred Falls, and a son Richard Elmore Falls.
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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Ira Elmore, Johnny Elmore, and Bob Elmore; and her four sisters Ethel Hartigan, Verna Joyner, Mae Abernethy, and Ruth Balentine.
She is survived by a son, Fred Eugene Falls and his wife Susan of Irmo, S.C.; granddaughters, Susan Falls and husband Dare Duke of Savannah, Ga., Katherine Falls Mengedoht and husband Dan of Charleston, S.C.; grandson, Lee Falls of Charleston, S.C.; and five great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Falls graduated from Piedmont High School in Lawndale, attended Davenport College and graduated from Appalachian State Teacher's College and she taught elementary school. Mrs. Falls was a long-time member of Central United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She also enjoyed playing the piano and playing bridge with her bridge club. She was very committed to her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and especially her grandchildren.
A special thanks to the caregivers at Blue Ridge Hospice, the staff at Generations and her special friend Bunny Runge.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Sunset Cemetery
Officiated By: Dr. Tim Elmore
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to Central United Methodist Church, 200 E. Marion Street, Shelby, NC 28150 or Blue Ridge Hospice, 110 Ministry Drive, Irmo, SC 29063.
Online Guest Registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 5, 2013