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Elaine Donaldson

January 25, 1946 — February 26, 2022


Canton – Elaine Joyce Scott Donaldson, 76, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at CarePartners Hospice Solace Center (JF Keever).

Elaine was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County and a daughter of the late Archie Jackson and Vivian Wilma Webb Scott.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gene William Donaldson, who died in 2020.  Elaine was employed by Ken Wilson Ford for 13 plus years and was a member of Beaverdam United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, Tim Donaldson; brother, Terry Scott (Pat); one grandchild, Tiffany Moore (Matt); and two great-grandchildren, Azalee and Haylee Moore.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Beaverdam Community Cemetery with the Reverend Gene Worley officiating.

The care of Mrs. Donaldson has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Beaverdam Community Cemetery

80 Rice Cv Rd, Canton, NC 28716

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