Elsie Lee (McNeil) Petty

December 22, 1948 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 71)


Elsie Lee Petty, age 71 of 1021 Courtland Village, Sanford, NC passed on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Transition Life Care, Raleigh, NC. 

Elsie Lee McNeil Petty was born December 22, 1948 in Sanford, North Carolina. God called her home on Thursday, February 13, 2020.

Elsie graduated from W.B. Wicker School in 1967. She was a Substitute Teacher for over 15 years. She was a faithful member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Elsie loved her church and loved gospel music. She served on the Deaconess Board, Missionary Circle and the Pastors Aide. In 2007, she donated $1,992.00 to her church.

She was preceded in death by her son, Larry L. McNeill; and granddaughter, Kamariya Long “Ka”.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her daughter, Chasity Petty; grandsons, Andrell Woodard, Jaylen Tysor and Logan Alston; great granddaughter, Gia; sisters, Dianne Hooker, Teresa Lyons, and Valerie Perkins; brothers, Thomas McNeill, and Marshall Gaines (Chris); three favorite cousins, Marilyn McLean, Dianne Chubbs and Linda McDowell; lifetime friend, Lula Knotts Thomas; best friend, Lisa France; other special friends, Rosalyn Jones, Tina Stokes, Shirley Higgins, Sarah Jefferson and Mary Baker; a special niece, Mishell Hooker, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Professional Services Entrusted To: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford 

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February 18, 2020

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
February 19, 2020

1:00 PM
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
1713 Colon Rd
Sanford, NC 27330

Interment following funeral service
February 19, 2020

Lee Memory Garden
2600 Hawkins Ave.
Sanford, NC 27330

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