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Mary Carolyn Elder

March 5, 1933 - September 1, 2020

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Mary Carolyn Elder, 87, of Lynchburg, died peacefully, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Bentley Commons.

She was born in Campbell County, on March 5, 1933, daughter of the late Charles and Flossie Foster Elder.

She was preceded in death by her son, H. Dale Trent, brother, Jack Elder; sisters, Melba Elder, Phyliss Owen, Katherine Spradlin, Nancy Clark and Betty Jo St. John.

She is survived by her grandson, Bobby Trent and wife, Kara; three great-grandchildren, Jaden, Carter and Cameron Trent of Lynchburg; granddaughter Candon Trent of Newport Beach, CA.; sisters Sterling Tuggle and Joyce Crawley of Lynchburg; former daughter-in-law, Carolyn Austin of Forest.

She was a loving mother, mother-in-law, Granny and sister. She loved her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that she often said, “were just precious”.

In honor of her memory, contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, Meals on Wheels or the charity of your choice.

A private graveside service will be held at Fort Hill Cemetery.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg is assisting the family with arrangements.





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