Mary “Jill” Elder Bentley, age 67, of Taylorsville passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021 at Gordon Hospice House. She was born on August 15, 1953, the daughter of the late James Espie and Suma Ray Jolly Elder. Before retirement, Jill worked at Isenhour Furniture as an inspector for twenty years. She had a special love for her family, friends, co-workers, and her great-great nieces. Jill enjoyed going to yard sales, watching soap operas, and the price is right.
Those left to cherish her memory include her nieces Brandy Ballard (Ray) of Taylorsville and Jessica Deaton (Kenny) of Laurinburg, NC; nephews Robbie Moore (Renee) of Hiddenite, Jimmy Johnson of Taylorsville, and Jamie Costner of Charleston, SC; great niece Alyssa Peebles (Austin) of Hiddenite; great nephew Josh Johnson (Amanda) of Taylorsville; great-great nieces Taegyn Peebles & Maddie Deaton; and sisters Ann Seitz (Roy) of Granite Falls, Patsy Brunetti (Sal) of Taylorsville, and Tammy Costner (Denny) of Bennettsville, SC.
There are no formal funeral arrangements planned at this time. Inurnment will be with the family. Memorials may be sent to Gordon Hospice House at 2341 Simonton Rd; Statesville, NC 28625.