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Elsie May (Dunsmore) Jerden

September 10, 1928 ~ October 15, 2016 (age 88)


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Elsie M. Jerden, 88 of Rising Sun, MD, formerly of Port Deposit, MD died Saturday, October 15, 2016 in the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Newark, DE.

 

Born in Gap Mills WV on September 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late George and Lora (Kirk) Dunsmore. Elsie was a homemaker and a dairy farmer.

 

Elsie collected salt and pepper shakers, enjoyed cooking, garden, growing flowers, country gospel music, and gospel hymns. She is also known as a hard worker and an avid Orioles fan!!

 

Survived by three daughters: Iretta Taylor of Carlsbad, NM, Joyce Spencer of Manassas, VA and Carol Grace Dunsmore of Brewton, AL, and one son: Harold Curtis Jerden, Jr. of Nottingham, PA; a sister: Shirley Holbrook of Elk Mills, MD; 3 half-brothers: Charles Reynolds of Gore, VA, Henry Reynolds of Cross Junction, VA and Hugh Reynolds of Charlestown, WV. Elsie is also survived by 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren, one of which is her “Queen of Hearts” her great-granddaughter: Emerson May Jerden; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her son: Jessie James Dunsmore.

 

Funeral service will be held Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00 am at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD. There will be a viewing one hour before the service.

 

Interment will follow services in Rose Bank Cemetery, Rising Sun, MD.

 

 

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
October 21, 2016

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Crouch Funeral Home, P.A.
127 South Main Street
North East, MD 21901

Funeral Service
Friday
October 21, 2016

11:00 AM
Crouch Funeral Home, P.A.
127 South Main Street
North East, MD 21901

Interment following funeral service
Friday
October 21, 2016

Rose Bank Cemetery
328 Smith Road
Rising Sun, MD 21911


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