PITTSBORO Elvira White Jensen died peacefully Monday, June 10, 2019, at the SECU Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC in Pittsboro. Elvira was born Dec. 19, 1935, to the late John Albert White and Connie Brown White in Iredell County. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ervin Leon White, Marshall Edward White, and Albert Doyle White; her first husband, Marvin E. Haislip; and her second husband, Earl S. Jensen. She graduated from Iredell County Schools, was employed by Bassett Furniture Manufacturing Company, was a charter member of Fairview Baptist Church in Statesville, and a member of the Christian Church in Hassell. Those left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Lisa H. Slimmer (Daryl) of Pittsboro; a son, Lee Marvin Haislip (Virginia) of Oak City; grandchildren, Zach Slimmer (Kylynn) of Seagrove, Lee Marvin Haislip Jr. of Oak City, Mindy Stryder (Michael) of Williamston; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Troy and Adelynn Slimmer of Seagrove, Luke Gardner of Oak City; siblings, Clyde Wilson White (Sue), Wilma W. Gooden (Kenneth), Johnsie W. Hayes (Doyle), James Pressly White, Harry T. White (Liz); and many wonderful nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 15, at 12 p.m., at Oakwood Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home, prior to the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Fairview Baptist Church, 349 Turnersburg Hwy., Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Jensen family.

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