FORT MILL – Mrs. Phyllis C. Elder, 84, of 1103 Doby Court, Fort Mill, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
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Services will be held privately.
A native of Jersey Shore, Penn., Mrs. Elder was the daughter of the late William S. and Marguerite B. Courtney.
She was a graduate of Mansfield State Teachers College in Pennsylvania and a former music teacher. Mrs. Elder retired from Kimbrell's Furniture Company in Fort Mill after more than 20 years of employment. She was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church.
Phyllis loved all sports and especially enjoyed working in her yard and with her flowers.
Surviving are her son, Jamie S. Elder and his wife, Joli Oliver Elder, of Lancaster; a grandson, A.J. McKay of Rock Hill; two granddaughters, Laura and Paige McKay, of the home; and great-granddaughter, Layla McKay.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Julie Elder McKay in 2010.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 15, at Wolfe Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Unity Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1267, Fort Mill SC 29716; or to the Humane Society of York County, 8177 Regent Parkway, Suite 103, Fort Mill SC 29715.
Condolences may be made at www.wolfefuneralhome.com.
Wolfe Funeral Home - Fort Mill
314 Spratt Street
Fort Mill, SC 29715
Published in The Lancaster News on May 14, 2014