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Elsie Ruth Rathbone

January 1, 1947 ~ March 27, 2020 (age 73)


Fines Creek Community, Elsie Ruth Rathbone, age 73, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at her residence.

A native of Haywood County, Elsie was a daughter of the late John Dee Rathbone and Ollie Sutton Rathbone.  Elsie was a homemaker who enjoyed flower gardening, drawing, and crafts.  She was a member of Shelton Laurel Salvation Army Church.

Elsie is survived by her son, J. Harold Greene of Waynesville; her daughter, Lynn Greene Latham, and her husband, Charles, of Clyde; and her sister, Evelyn Rathbone Cooper of Waynesville.

A private graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 29, 2020 with Reverend Billy Ferguson and Major David Cope officiating.  Elsie will be buried at Lower Fines Creek Methodist Church Cemetery alongside her parents.

The care of Elsie has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes.

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Private Graveside Service

Lower Fines Creek Methodist Church Cemetery
124 Gibson Branch Road
Clyde, NC 28721

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