Betty Jane Eller
August 15, 1938 – March 3, 2018
Betty Jane Sibbitt Eller, (79), passed away on Saturday March 3, 2018. She was born in Columbus County, NC and the daughter of Monroe Sibbitt and Bertie Sibbitt. Those left to cherish her memory are her Sons Johnny Eller (Debby), Larry Eller, Donnie Eller, Terry Eller (Deborah), Davis Eller and Sister Deborah Rodgers along with her five Grandchildren Jessica Elmore (Joe), Dustin O’Neal Eller (Amber), Harley Eller, Justin Eller (Courtney), and Stephen Eller (Kaylee) and Great Grandchildren Paxton Eller, Paisley Eller, Dawson Eller, Addison Eller, Faith Elmore, Shelby Elmore, Carolina Eller, and Clara Elmore . We rejoice knowing that she will be reunited with her husband, Jerry O’Neil Eller who passed away in October of 2009. Loved ones whom have gone before her are her, Father Monroe Sibbitt, Mother, Bertie Edwards Sibbitt, Brothers Jerry Sibbitt, and Edgar “Peanut” Sibbitt. Betty was a member of the Odell Baptist Church, loved sewing, cooking and crafts. Visitation will be held Friday, March 9, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by Rev. Gene Beaver officiating the service at 1:00 p.m. at Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home China Grove, NC. A committal will be held at Salisbury Nation Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family at www. Linnhoneycuttfuneralhome.com.
- Visitation Friday, March 9, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, March 9, 2018
Betty Jane Eller
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March 6, 2018
Miss Betty was not only a resident but she was a friend. I met her in 2010 as I was the activity director at Big Elm. Sometimes we laughed so hard and one day we were getting ready for an outing and she asked before we left, "Do you think I should take a brief for you just in case you laugh too hard." Wow! She really knew me! She enjoyed helping out with activities and tried to include everyone. We started a Red Hat Club of our own at Big Elm and she and the ladies felt that "Shady Ladies" fit well as a name. LOL! Yeah it did because they were always in competition with each other. She and Miss Bertie (another resident) always prayed with me. When I left Big Elm due to illness in my family at the time, she came to me and said, "Would you stay if I can get them to give you more money?" I am still not sure how she was going to accomplish that but of course I explained I could not do that. I said my goodbyes after sharing Jesus Christ with her family (they prob thought I was crazy) and she crossed over Jordan shortly after I left. Today, as I was cleaning up after an activity I picked up the drop cloth I was using, one I had used at Big Elm, and on it was written, "Lorry, I love you and will miss you, Miss Betty E." I broke down and cried. To her family, I know you will miss her because I do this very second. We prayed for you at church yesterday and I will continuously keep you in my prayers. I am grateful for the days we had left together at Avante celebrating life. She had a lot of fun those last days. "Go Rest High on that Mountain Miss Betty!"
March 5, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time, Betty will truely be missed, I remember when she first came to Big Elm, she would tell us so many lovely stories of different things, and we would sit and laugh because betty was very funny, she was with me for a long time, she left and came back, i told her you just couldnt stay away could you and she just laugh,, i remember when my daughter was getting married, i brought a dress n it was cut a little to high in the front n i asked her to sew it up for me , and she said you gonna be showing a little too much of them legs aint ya,,and we laughed, but she fixed me up.. even when she left this last time n went to Avante, i still kept in touch with her, I love Betty and will miss her so, may God truely bless you all.