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Elinor Grey (Denson) Pendergraph Fink

September 28, 1923 ~ September 6, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old


Elinor Grey Pendergraph Fink, age 99, died at Cambridge Hills Assisted Living on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

Elinor was born on September 28, 1923, in Alamance County, NC to the late Vercy Denson and Thelma Moran Denson.  She married James Pendergraph and raised three sons and three daughters. She worked as a machinist making parts for a Machine shop. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Vercy and Thelma Denson, her husband, James Pendergraph, sons, James Pendergraph, Jr and Phillip Michael Pendergraph, and one daughter, Sandra Melvin, and grandsons, Donnie Morris and David Heiderman

Elinor is survived by son, Millard Pendergraph (Fran), daughters, Patricia Heiderman, Cynthia Rogers (Greg), a brother, Millard Denson, a sister, Helen Smith, 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 1PM Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Hanks Chapel UCC . The Funeral service will be at 2PM with burial to follow in the Hanks Chapel UCC Cemetery.

Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Pendergraph family.


September 13, 2023

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Hanks Chapel UCC
125 Hanks Loop Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Funeral Service
September 13, 2023

2:00 PM
Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ


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