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Cecelia A. Elkins


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Cecelia A. Elkins

August 27, 1942 - January 6, 2019

Raleigh

Cecelia Ann Elkins, 76, of Raleigh NC passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 with her loved ones by her side.

Born in Cartersville, GA to the late Clifford and Juanita Elkins, Cecelia attended RJ Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem. She went on to complete her bachelor's degree at NC State University where she was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society and Omicron Delta Epsilon for her high scholastic achievement in Economics.

She raised her 3 children in Raleigh while studying and passing her exam to become a CPA. Cecelia enjoyed volunteering her time and was previously active in several organizations including, The Women's Center of Raleigh, NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners), and Crabtree Valley Baptist Church.

Cecelia always loved visiting with her family, cooking and sharing treasured family recipes; she will be greatly missed. She is survived by her beloved children Kelly Evans Thomas, Norman Brent Evans, Jr., and Lorin Evans Banks of Oregon, grandchildren Laura Thomas, Joshua Thomas and Malcolm Banks, and brother Terry Elkins of New York. A memorial and service will be held at a later date.

The family would like to give special thanks to the wonderful staff and caregivers at Sunrise of North Hills.

Condolences may be sent to CremationSocietync.com
Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 13, 2019
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