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“Cathy was just a sweet person...ran into her at Walmart and we were able to talk about old times and what was going on at this point in our lives.....Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Yvonne Johnson-Porter - Garner, NC

“I really didn't know Cathy much beyond high school but she was always so nice all through our school years, even to little busy bodies like myself. ...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: David Tart - Eldersburg, MD

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family and all Cathy's many friends. Cathy and I went throughout school with her sitting in front of me in home...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Sandy Stewart Sanders - SC

“Cathy is one of the most giving people that I have ever known. Her love and compassion surpass all that I have ever known. She was an absolute...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Brandy Creech - Clayton, NC

“Our prayers are with the entire family. May God's love engulf you and His peace and comfort be with you in the coming days. Know that you are loved...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Cindy (Jenkins) Friedrich & Family - AZ

“Thinking of you all at this time. May God's grace and His love reach down and comfort you all in the days and weeks ahead. Craig Olive and Family ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Craig Olive and Family - NC

“Beth and Faye I am sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in my Thoughts and Prayers.... ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Rose Norris - Clayton, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God bless you and give you comfort through this difficult time. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Marlene and Robert Heinonen - NH

“I am so sorry for your loss.My prayers are with you.I loved her dearly.Please know I am there with you all in thoughts prayers and memories. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Donna Little Perdue - Smithfield, NC

“Angie,Ronnie,Faye,Beth,and Hope: I'm so sorry for your loss, but she is no longer in pain but in GOD arms.She was a wonderful person and was like by...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Joan Norris Vause - selma, NC

“Angie, I am sorry for your loss. Your mother was a really sweet lady... My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Jo Hood - Selma, NC

“Angie and family - we are deeply sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers!! ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: The Hinson Family - Wilmington, NC

“Ms. Faye, I saw the post on the board today and I am so Sorry! Kathy is now free of pain and will have a new body when the Lord returns. I am...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Pittman - Clayton, NC

“We are so very sorry for your loss.... she was an amazing person and we all loved her.... if you need anything at all, please let us know.... Susan...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Erika Hess-Raines - Clayton, NC

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15 of 20 | Posted by: Erika Hess-Raines - Clayton, NC

“Angie, you are all in my prayers, the first time I met your mom she was so nice and I know you will greatly miss her, you are in my thoughts and...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Margaret Pike - Mount Olive, NC

“We are praying for the peace and comfort that only God can give at this time, and the days to come. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Gregg, Susan (Wood), Katie and Sara Brown - NC

“My heart goes out to Ron and his family, I will be praying that the Lord will comfort you during this time, but I will rejoice knowing that she is...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Donald Clark - Dunn, NC

“Ron and family, We extend our sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. May you be comforted with peace and the love of...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Family Medical Supply-Shallotte Store - NC

“Ron, We are so sorry for the loss of your wife. We have you and your family in our prayers. Your faith in God will carry you through this most...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Mr & Mrs Timothy Rose - Erwin, NC


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Cathy Faye Stephenson Ellifritz, age 53, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her family.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, December 9, 2012 in the chapel of McLaurin Funeral Home with Reverend Bob Copeland officiating.
She was a native of Johnston County and the daughter of Faye Raines Stephenson and the late Billy Stephenson. She was employed with the Deli Department of Wal-mart in Clayton.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Ronald E. Ellifritz, Sr.; two daughters, Angie Pond and Misty Ellifritz; one son Ronald E. Ellifritz, Jr.; three grandsons, Ethan Ellifritz, Xander Pond and Jaden Pond; two sisters, Beth Harrington and Hope Sanchez; one brother, Jonathan Stephenson; and father-in-law, Robert H. Ellifritz.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the memorial service and at other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: St. Baldrick's Foundation, 1333 South Mayflower Avenue, Suite 400 Monrovia, CA 91016.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com
Arrangements are by McLaurin at Pinecrest Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations.