Joe Davis Pardue

June 1, 1924 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 96)

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Mr. Joe Davis Pardue, age 96 of Ronda passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family Thursday, May 27, 2021. 

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, May 31, 2021 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Murphy, Rev. Scott Church and Rev. Ken Pardue officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Mr. Pardue will lie-in-state from 12:30 until 1:00 PM prior to the service at the church.  There will be a public viewing from 12:00 until 5:00 PM Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mr. Pardue was born June 1, 1924 in Wilkes County to Martin and Julia Brannon Pardue.  He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and served in the United States Army during World War II. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by, three sisters; Florence Pardue, Polly Pruitt, Edith Bell and three brothers; Armstrong, Tom and Arvil Pardue. 

He is survived by his wife; Mildred Bare Pardue of the home, two daughters; Delita Staley and husband Steve of Ronda, Debbie Stutts of Hamptonville, two sons; J.D. Burris and wife Ellen of Kings Mountain, Lance West and JaLynn of Alto, NM, nine grandchildren; Chris West, Adam Staley, Whitney Stutts, Josh Staley, Lauren Hylarides, Brian Burris, Jason Burris, Jennifer Steward and Quinn Loftis,  and nine great grand children, one sister; Kate Somers of Ronda and a sister-in-law; Jennie Pardue of Ronda. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 3982 Clingman Road, Ronda, NC 28670 or Wake Forest Care At-Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. 

The family request that everyone attending the service, please wear a face covering. 

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Public Viewing
May 30, 2021

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

May 31, 2021

12:30 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
3982 Clingman Road
Ronda, NC 28670

Funeral Service
May 31, 2021

1:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
3982 Clingman Road
Ronda, NC 28670

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
May 31, 2021

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
3982 Clingman Road
Ronda, NC 28670


Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
3982 Clingman Road, Ronda NC 28670

Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice
126 Executive Drive Suite 110, Wilkesboro NC 28697

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