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Veleria Hough Elkins

November 10, 2019

Veleria Hough Elkins, 92, of Sanford died Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Westfield Rehabilitation and Health Center, Sanford.

Mrs. Elkins was born in Chatham County on December 23, 1926 the daughter of Jesse W. and Donie (Stutts) Hough. Mrs. Elkins was a member of Horseshoe Presbyterian Church, owned and operated Veleria's Grill in Goldston for over 40 years. Veleria was a sports enthusiast, especially Carolina Basketball and Atlanta Braves Baseball.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Elkins; her parents; sister, Ronie H. Nall; brother, Carvel Hough; son-in-law, Wayne Keck.

She is survived by daughter: Ann E. Keck of Bear Creek; son: Stephen Elkins of Cameron; granddaughters, Crystal Denise Elkins of Sanford, Paula K. Barrows and husband, Chris of Bear Creek; great-grandchildren. Reagan Barrows, Kaitlyn Barrows and Kenley Barrows; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City. The funeral will be Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Horseshoe Presbyterian Church with Rev. David Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation at Funeral Home

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

7:00 - 9:00pm

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N 2nd Ave, Siler City, NC 27344

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Funeral Service

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Starts at 2:00pm

Horseshoe Presbyterian Church

1540 S Carbonton Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

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Final Resting Place

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Starts at 2:00pm

Horseshoe Presbyterian Cemetery

1540 S Carbonton Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

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