Barbara Anne Simmons Elledge

Published 12:38 pm Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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Barbara Anne Simmons Elledge, 78 of Mocksville, formally of Statesville, died on Monday, April 27, 2020 at Pruitt Health in Elkin.

She was born on Tuesday, July 22, 1941 in Surry County, the daughter of the late Hilary Dallas Simmons and Mamie Draughn Simmons. She was a devoted Christian and member of Liberty Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and a volunteer Girl Scout Leader for 7 years.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Richard Rom Elledge; 2 brothers, William Henry and J.T. Simmons; 2 sisters, Linda Pauline Blevins and Kay Frances Hall; a great-nephew, Nathan Billings; and a niece, Alana Blevins Hedrick.

Survivors: a daughter, Angela Elledge Gillum; 2 brothers, Alfred Simmons (Velda) of Jonesville, and Wade Simmons (Ruby), of King; 2 grandchildren, Corbin Austin Elledge and Hunter Chase Elledge; a special niece, Linda Simmons Cockerham (Jay), and her son, Michael Simmons, who has taken care of her for the last three years; many nieces, nephews; and 2 special friends, Flossie Bustle and Ruth Gaither.

The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkesboro Hwy, Statesville. The Revs. Roger Holland and Mike Burchette will officiate. The body will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service at the church. There will be no formal visitation.