Elizabeth Bundy Will, 113, died on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Sharon Towers in Charlotte. At the time of her passing, she was the oldest person in North Carolina. She was born on October 15, 1900 in Monroe, NC, daughter of the late Sidi B. and Elizabeth Stewart Bundy. Her maternal grandfather, John D. Stewart, was one of the founders of Monroe.
After finishing high school, Mrs. Will moved to Charlotte where she enrolled at King’s Business College and also studied at Queens College to be a professional pianist. She later worked as a Medical Secretary with the Veterans Administration. In 1941 she married Victor Herbert Will, who preceded her in death in 1965.
Mrs. Will was an active member of Senior Scholars, Fred Astaire Dance Studios, Salvation Army Auxiliary, Community Concert Association, and the Liberty Hall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. At age 100, she became an honorary member of the Charlotte Opera Guild. She was also a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir for 43 years.
Mrs. Will is survived by her great nephew, Clayton Bundy, and her great nieces Cheryl Brown, Sheila Dorhman, Linda Wiegand, and Janet Ramseyer.
A funeral service will be held at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 3200 Park Road in Charlotte, on Wednesday, November 6th at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. A private interment will be held in the Monroe City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 11063, Charlotte, NC 28220 or to Queen’s University, Attention Adelaide Davis, 1900 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte, NC 28207.
Condolences may be offered at www.HarryandBryantFuneralHome.com.