VALPARAISO, IN - Elma Carmichael age 96, of Valparaiso, IN passed away June 1, 2021. Graveside Funeral Services will be held 11:00AM, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson, North Carolina. Rev. Randy Lucas will be officiating.
She was born January 30, 1925 to the late Allmond Varah (Turnage) McLamb in Johnston Co. North Carolina.
Referred to by all as "Aunt Elma", she was a homemaker, attended St. Paul Catholic Church, member of Vivians Society, and Rotary Paul Harris Fellow. She loved and willingly sacrificed for her family.
Survived by great nephews: Derek (Shannon) Lee, David (Stephanie) Lee; step-daughters: Ellen (Dr. James) Donkle, Kathleen (Theodore) Ameling; sisters: Ilee Lucas, Isla Ruth Benson; numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. Preceded in death by; husbands, Elmo Norris, Cloid V. Carmichael; sisters: Leta Gold Lee, Irene Warren, Eva Hudson; Brothers: Gerald, Redding, Stacy, Gardner, Allmon Leonard McLamb.
The family will receive friends 9:45AM-10:45AM, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Pentecostal Church, Benson, NC.
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.