Lillie Belle Biggerstaff

November 7, 1929 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Lillie Biggerstaff Obituary

Lillie Belle Biggerstaff, age 94, of Gilkey, NC, died Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Holly Springs Senior Citizens Home.

She was the daughter of the late Garland V. Whiteside and the late Iva Womack Whiteside and a native of Rutherford County.  She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Biggerstaff with whom she enjoyed a 60 year marriage. Also, she was preceded in death by two brothers; Max Whiteside and E. L. Whiteside and one granddaughter Stacie Anne Biggerstaff.  She was a member of Oak Springs Baptist Church.  Belle worked at Laurel Mills & Spinners Processing and later on cared for children in her home, many of whom have stayed in contact with her.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading the Bible and loving on children.

She is  survived by 

One Son: 
Larry Biggerstaff (Cathy)

Three Grandchildren:  Nanci Stott (Jon),  Kelly Earp (Tracy), William Biggerstaff (Ashton).
Four Great-Grandchildren:  Caitie Porter (Casey), Morgan Clifton (Tyler), Matthew Earp, Emma Stott.
Three Great-Great-Grandchildren:  McKenna, Madison and Macie Porter.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at McMahan's Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 with Reverend James Henson officiating. Interment will be at Oak Springs Baptist Church Cemetery,  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Holly Springs Senior Citizen Home; 1881 Big Island Road; Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or  to Oak Springs Church cemetery fund; 2591 Rock Road; Rutherfordton, NC 28139.  McMahan's Funeral Home & Crematory in charge of arrangements.

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February 20, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139

Funeral Service
February 20, 2024

3:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

February 20, 2024

Oak Springs Baptist Cemetery
2501 Rock Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139


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