YADKINVILLE - Mr. Elmer Rivers Westcott, 74, of old U.S. 421 Highway East passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 3, 1928, in Miami, Fla., to the late Elmer Lee and Ruth Albury Westcott. He worked for 26 years with the Florida Power and Light Co., and was retired with 10 years of service from the town of Yadkinville water plant. Mr. Westcott was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Doris Atwood Westcott of the home; his niece, great-niece, and great-nephews, whom he raised as his own children, Marjorie Atwood Toma of Advance, Billy McQueen and Dennis McQueen, both of Yadkinville, and Tabetha M. Dobbins of Hickory; great-great-niece and -nephews, Chase Dobbins, Zachary Smith, Natalie Toma and John Toma; and many other loving relatives and friends. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Forbush Baptist Church Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Jesse Bowman. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 21, at Gentry Family funeral Home in Yadkinville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Animal Shelter, c/o the Yadkin Humane Society, 220 Polly Wood Lane, Yadkinville, NC 27055.
Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 12/21/2002.
No connection to me. Just an obit I ran across Marnie