Elise Stepp Worley, 90, passed away quietly, Friday evening, February 27, 2009 at Cherry Springs Village. She was a wonderful mother, wife, sister and friend.
She was born on June 13, 1918 in Fingerville, SC, a daughter of the late J. H. Stepp and Effie Pace Stepp. She was one of nine children. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles P. Worley and five of her siblings, sisters Mabel Edney, Mildred Stepp and Ruth Johnson; and brothers Leon Stepp and Gene Stepp all of Dana and Hendersonville.
She helped her husband Charles run Worley Candy Company until its closing. Then they operated the Tasty Treat Grill on Spartanburg Highway in Hendersonville from 1962 to 1976, where they made many good friends and served many good meals.
She is survived by a son William W. Worley and wife Vicki Maxwell Worley and daughter Colette Worley; all of Hendersonville; grandchildren Robert Worley and wife Melody, Christa Parlow and husband Eric and Kelley Turbyfill and husband Anthony; great-grandchildren Anna Elise Turbyfill, Trace Anthony Turbyfill and Jenny Esther Parlow; two sisters Lucille Ray and Edwin ìGemî Garren; a brother J.H. Stepp, Jr.; Mrs. Leon ìBettyî Stepp; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00pm on Tuesday in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Rev. Jonathan Stepp will officiate. Burial will follow in Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.