Elvin Pearce Poythress
March 16, 1924 – December 20, 2016
SPRING HILL, TN – Elvin Pearce Poythress, 92, formerly of the Pearce’s Community died Tuesday. She was born in Franklin County and was the daughter of the late Addison N & Adna Privette Pearce. She was a homemaker, a loving wife, mother, sister, friend, and loved all animals, especially cats. She enjoyed her favorite hobby, crocheting, as well as doing things for her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Claude Raymond Poythress, Sr., 2 brothers, & 3 sisters.
Funeral service will be held 11 am, Wednesday, Pearce Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her children, Claude Raymond Poythress, Jr. (Wanda) of Spring Hill, TN, daughters, Dianne Mullins of Ione, OR, Sharon Becker (Butch) of Baltimore, MD, brother, Addison “Chief” Pearce (Aubrey) of Pearce’s, 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and many special friends.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Pearce Baptist Church, 4634 Pearces Road, Zebulon, NC 27597.
The family will receive friends following the service in the church annex.
Visitation 6-7:30 pm, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net