Birth Date: 11/11/1924
Deceased Date: 11/15/2019
SMITHFIELD, NC – Ernest Leonard “Ernie” Elmore, age 95 died Friday evening at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Born November 11, 1924 in Gaston County, he was a son of the late Christy Lee and Pearl Shepherd Elmore. Ernie retired from Fieldcrest Mills where he worked as an engineer for many years.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. just prior to the service.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Mary Gahan Elmore; sons, Mike Elmore of Smithfield and Chris Elmore and wife Janet of Acworth, GA; sister, Freida Guice of Belmont; 2 grandchildren, Stephen Elmore of Carbondale, CO and Elizabeth Felts and husband John of Winnabow and 2 great-grandchildren, James Felts and Emily Felts.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers anyone wishing to make a memorial contributions please consider either Smithfield Food Closet, 140 E. Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577 or the SECU Hospice House, P. O. Box 1376, Smithfield, NC 27577.