Eleanor (Ellie)Van Dam Wiles of Troy NC passed from this life to life everlasting on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at the age of 73.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Troy First Wesleyan Church Preusz Center (1368 NC-134, Troy, NC, 27371) at 6:00- 6:45 p.m. with a Celebration of Life at 7:00 p.m.
Ellie was born to Netherlands immigrant Claus Van Dam and his wife Meriel Mack Van Dam on August 16, 1947, in Circleville NY. She graduated from Gardner Webb University and worked at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial and FirstHealth of the Carolinas for 34 years.
Ellie loved her church and her church family. She was active in many ministries of the church...music, children and youth, and kitchen ministry.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jeffrey Wiles, son William (Billy)(Sandra) Wiles, of Troy, daughter Jane Wiles Lindsey (Steve) of Troy, granddaughters Sydney Wiles, Stephanie Lindsey, grandson Ryan Lindsey, step grandchildren Brian Vick and Melissa Vick, Makenzie Bennett, and Trinton Vick. Four sisters, Elaine Winship of Westown NY, Frankie Covey (Don) of Galax, VA, Patricia Rudy (Fred)of Palatine, IL, and Debbi Kranz (Garry) of Henrico VA., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ellie was preceded in death by her parents and her inlaw parents Maurice and Frances Wiles, of Troy, her brothers in law Robin Wiles and William Winship.
Memorials may be made to Troy First Wesleyan Church Upwards Basketball program, 1368 NC-134, Troy, NC, 27371
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