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Miss Elise Rose McQueen

May 16, 2019 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 2)

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Ruby, SC


          Miss Elise Rose McQueen, 2-year-old princess of Lyndsey Abernethy & Brandon McQueen, was received into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN. Services to celebrate her beautiful life will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, November 28, 2021 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home officiated by Brent Taylor. The family will greet friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.


            Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and face coverings are strongly encouraged.


          Elise was born May 16, 2019 in Hartsville, SC the beautiful daughter of Lyndsey Raven Abernethy and Brandon James McQueen. A gift from God who had a larger-than-life, vibrant personality, Elise’s smile could light up the darkest room. Shortly after her first birthday, Elise would be diagnosed with Hepatoblastoma (liver cancer) and begin her valiant fight. In spite of all she faced, that beautiful smile and sassy personality would always shine brighter than any dreaded treatment she would face. Throughout her fight and against all odds, she never complained about feeling bad and was ALWAYS happy.


          Elise loved her bright colors and her favorite songs were the Baby Shark Dance Song and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Although her life on earth spanned only 2 years, the overwhelming impact she had on her family and staff of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital will be enduring. She was preceded in death by a maternal great grandfather, Harry “Pete” Franklin Hendrix.


          Those left to cherish her beautiful memory include her mother, Lyndsey Raven Abernethy and fiancé, Alexis Paige McKay and her immediate family; father, Brandon James McQueen of Memphis, TN; maternal grandparents, Sherri Hendrix (Danny) Dixon of Chesterfield, SC; paternal grandparents, Alesia Dyer (Paul) McQueen of Olive Branch, TN; maternal great grandparents, Carolyn Perdue of Cheraw, SC, and Timothy Raymond of Georgetown, SC; paternal great grandparents, Annie (Paul) McQueen of Cheraw, SC, and Joyce Dyer of Memphis, TN; maternal uncle, Elijah “Eli” Dixon; paternal uncles, Garrett, Justin, Ryan, and Jason McQueen, paternal aunt, Erica McQueen; cousins, Jayren McQueen, and Kyla McQueen; aunt of the heart, Katie Kerns and her immediate family; and special family friends, Megan Brown, and family.


          The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff and administration of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN for their exceptional care and treatment not only to Elise but also her family. 


          Memorials may be made on behalf of the family to MRC Funeral Home, 318 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjudememorialfoundation.org


Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the McQueen family and is grateful for the assistance of Memorial Park Funeral Home of Memphis, TN.











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Celebration of Life
November 28, 2021

4:00 PM
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel
318 East Main Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709

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