Audrey Baity Elledge

Audrey Baity Elledge

Audrey Baity Elledge, 65, of Hickory passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. She was born June 18, 1955, in Wilkes County to Robert Lee Baity Sr. and Joan Shumate Baity. Audrey was a member of Hickory Bible Church for 24 years where she loved singing and worshiping the Lord. She was a sales consultant with Tupperware for 31 years, where she enjoyed making connections and meeting new people. Audrey enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

Audrey was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Lea Anne Elledge.

Those left to cherish her memory are, husband of 45 years, Joe Stephen “Steve” Elledge of the home; daughter, Kelly McCaslin and husband, Adrian, of Conover; father, Robert Lee Baity Sr. and wife, Blanche, of Wilkesboro; mother, Joan Shumate Baity of Wilkesboro; brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Baity of North Wilkesboro, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baity of Winston-Salem and Joey Baity of Winston-Salem; sister, Jill Baity of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Parker McCaslin and Bentley McCaslin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service to celebrate Audrey’s life will be held on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 3 p.m. at Hickory Bible Church. Pastor Mark Ikerd and Pastor Kurtis Massey will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Hickory Bible Church.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 128 S. Tryon Street Suite 1588, Charlotte, N.C., 28202

Condolences may be sent to the Elledge family at

The Elledge family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, 828-465-2111.

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