Mrs. Elsie Lee Gregory Alverson, 94, of 2698 Santuc-Carlisle, Union, widow of Walter B. Alverson, Sr., passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Reba and David Turner.
Mrs. Alverson was born on July 28, 1926, the daughter of late Nettie Sorgee Gregory and Lee J. Gregory. She was a graduate of Union High School and retired from Belk Department Store. Mrs. Alverson was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Union where she served on many committees. She assisted in teaching the Bethany Class with Mrs. Melba Russell and held offices in the Pearl Johnson Circle of the WMU. In her younger years, she and Walter enjoyed working with the youth of First Baptist Church. She and many of her friends loved sharing a devotion and special memories with the residents of Ellen Sagar Nursing Home for many years. She grew up as a member of Westside Baptist Church where she was Walter were married.
She and Walter were married for 60 years and had two children, a daughter Reba and her husband David, and son, Bish who passed away in 2004. She was very much loved by her three grandsons, and their families, David, Jr. and wife Patti and their son, Nick of Union, Andy and wife Connie and their son, Bryson of Irmo, and Richard and wife Tracey, and their daughter, Sullivan and son, Hudson of Charleston. Also very special to her are the Bishop family members, Bill and Peggy Alverson, Buddy and Diane Bishop, and Nancy and Morris Harper and their families.
Due to COVID 19 concerns, Mrs. Alverson had requested a private service to held by her family.
Reba and David wish to say thank you for all the prayers, love and support received from family and friends during the past year. A special thank you to Spartanburg Regional Hospice Care and “Miss Elsie’s Team”, Jessica, Mechelle, Cheri, and Andrew and the Third Floor Nurses and Doctors at Union Medical Center. Your care and love mean so much to so many families. God bless you as you continue to touch others.
Memorials may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice Care at www.regionalfoundation.com/way-give/hospice or Spartanburg Regional Foundation, PO Box 2624, Spartanburg SC 29304. Please specify Hospice Care in Memory of Elsie. Memorials may also be given to First Baptist Church of Union, 405 East Main St., Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home of her daughter, Reba and David Turner, 154 Santuc Dr., Union.