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Obituary for Elaine Mull Shoup

Alice Elaine Mull Shoup, 75, of Lawndale, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, at Atrium Health - Cleveland, Shelby.

Born in Cleveland County, on January 15, 1947 she was a daughter of the late Pete Mull and Essie Costner Mull. She was retired from Fasco. She was also a partner with her sister in J&E Concessions. Elaine also helped look after her neighbors children for many years. She was also the boss lady for Rocky Top Farms. Elaine was also a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Larry Dean Shoup; three brothers, Earl Mull, Robert Mull and Wayne Mull and a sister, Dorothy McCurry.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Leta Shoup and Aron and Kiley Shoup, all of Lawndale; a daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Homer Tessneer of Lawndale; a brother, Walter Mull of Waco; four sisters, Betty Mellon of Casar, Pat Carpenter of Waco, Marlene Parker, and Jeanette Canipe both of Casar; eight grandchildren, April Wellmon, Jillian Shoup, Dustin Tessneer and wife Lauren, Janna Shoup and boyfriend Chris Benfield, Avery Shoup and fiancée Candie Waters and Erica Shoup and five great-grandchild, Lara Wellmon, Leslie Wellmon, Lucas Wellmon, Huntleigh Tessneer and Miles Tessneer.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, at 4:00 pm at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Homer Tessneer and Rev. Clyde Price officiating.

The burial will follow the service in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to human society of your choice.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.