Eller, Joe Lytle (2009)

Obituary of Rev. Joe Lytle Eller ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Rev. Joe Lytle Eller of Old Fort, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday January 18, 2009, at the John F. Keener Hospice Center in Asheville.  He was born in McDowell County to the late Earl Eller and Pearl Steppe Eller.  Rev. Eller was a member and the associate pastor of Catawba Falls Baptist Church in Old Fort.

He is survived by his wife Georgia Greene Eller of the home; 2 daughters, Vina Padgett of Marion & Betty Jo Pittman of Old Fort; 2 sisters, Bobbie Walker & husband Jimmy of Old Fort, and Helen Allison of Old Fort; a number of grandchildren, nieces & nephews.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday January 22, 2009 at New Testament Baptist Church in Old Fort.  Burial will follow in Ebenezer-Siloam Cemetery in Old Fort.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday January 21, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Kirksey Funeral Chapel in Old Fort.  Kirksey Funeral Home in Old Fort is assisting the Eller family.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 21, 2008 Volume 15 # 3