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Eleanor M. Putnam

Aug 23, 2019 08:21AM

Eleanor M. Putnam

BESSEMER CITY – Mrs. Eleanor “Anne” Morris Putnam, 62, of 114 Tommie’s Trail, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at her residence.

Anne was born in Union County, S.C., on June 12, 1957, a daughter of Eleanor Isabelle “Tommie” Mauney Morris of Bessemer City, and the late Robert Thomas Morris.  

She was a member of the VFW Post 1706 Ladies Auxiliary in Lincolnton. Anne enjoyed fishing at Santee Cooper, shooting pool, and was very witty. If you didn’t know how to have a good time and enjoy life, Anne would show you. She loved her family and especially loved spending time with her granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her father, and a sister, Mary Alice Morris.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her son James Putnam (Johanna) of Bessemer City; a granddaughter, Isabelle Putnam; two sisters, Bobbi Jean Conner of Cherryville, and Donna Suttles Broome of Pumpkin Center; her significant other, Len Burrow of Lincolnton, and also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m., at Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home, and at other times the family will be at the home.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Queen officiating.

Burial was private.

Memorials may be made to Autism Speaks at, or you can mail memorials to 1060 State Rd., Second Floor, Princeton, NJ, 08540.

A guest register is available at

Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service served the Putnam family.