Carole Queen

    Carole Joan Beatrice Queen, 77, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Valley View Care Center.
    She was a native of Union County, Ga., and the daughter of the late Henry and Ruby Dillard Elliott.
    Carole was a homemaker. She enjoyed doing crafts and sewing.
    Carole was a member of Ranger United Methodist Church.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Queen; and brother Charles Elliott.
    She is survived by a son, Robbie Queen and his wife, Vicki, of Hayesville; a daughter, April Ellison and her husband, Doug, of Murphy; one brother, Vaughn Elliott of the Ranger community; one brother, Chris McKinney of Spruce Pine; grandchildren, Robi Elliott, Autumn Lyvers, Elliott Queen, December Queen, Josey Ellison and Blake Brooks; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
    A memorial service will be held at a later date.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
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    Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.