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Elsie Petty

January 24, 1926 — June 18, 2023

Elsie Irene Petty, 97, of Blue Ridge, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2023, at Pruitt Health in Blue Ridge, GA. Elsie was born January 24, 1926, in Swepsonville, NC to Gayther and Alberta Vincent. 
Elsie was preceded in death by parents, Gayther and Alberta; son, Paul Petty; husband, Frank Petty; brothers, Albert and Alton Vincent; sisters, Alice and Agnes. She is survived by her son Larry (Cyrilla) Petty; sisters Peggy Bradburn and Wilma Norris; grandchildren Allison (Bo) Mallory, Kyle Petty, and Diana Scott; great-grandchildren Ava and Ruby Mallory. Elsie loved being a Mother and a Wife. She took pride in raising and spending time with her children and family. After her children were raised, she became a wonderful Mother-in-Law, a wonderful loving Grandmother, then Great-Grandmother. Her favorite pastime included being with Family and preparing meals for others. Elsie loved to cook and enjoy the company of those she loved.  

The graveside service was held at Cherry Log Baptist Church Cemetery on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 with Rev. Mike Petty officiated.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers; Tony Petty, Kenneth Petty, Mike Petty, Kyle Petty, and Larry Petty. 

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