SHELBY-Mrs. Elsie Lee Davis McAllister, 75, of 3016 Harold Court, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
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A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Cora Ervin Davis.
She retired from Kemit Electronics, Cleveland County Schools Cafeteria, and was a member of Davidson Memorial Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Richard McAllister; granddaughter, Angela McAllister; sister, Ethel Freeman; and three brothers, Ralph, A.V., and Everett Davis.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Tom McAllister Sr., of the home; two daughters, Carol Carpenter and husband Todd of Shelby, Cathy Creswell and husband Chris of Boiling Springs; step-son, Thomas McAllister Jr. of Shelby; four sisters, Aileen Glenn, Lillian Smith, Catherine Walker and husband Paul, all of Shelby, and Sarah Knight and husband Sonny of Gaffney, S.C.; three brothers, Dean Davis and wife Barbara of Shelby, Robert Davis and wife Dot of Shelby, and Norris Davis and wife Glennis of Chesnee; three grandchildren, Justin Carpenter and wife Amanda of Lattimore, Casey and Christian Creswell of Boiling Springs; two great-grandchildren, Cheyenne and Savannah Carpenter; two sister-in-laws, Reba and Virginia Davis of Shelby; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home, and other times at her home.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Davidson Memorial Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Danny Phillips and Dr. Rob Helton
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Davidson Memorial Baptist Church, 904 Mark Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28152
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 23, 2013
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