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Elizabeth Lauren Cordier

June 28, 1964 - January 3, 2023

Elizabeth Lauren Cordier, 58, died in her home on January 3, 2023, in Crescent City, California.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sharon Dawn Haynes Ballantyne.

She is survived by her father, Jonathan W. McCarty, and his wife, Wanda; her brother, Mark Ballantyne and his wife, Jen; sister, Stacy Grigg; and many other relatives and friends.

She was a schoolteacher and was adored by her students and co-workers. She absolutely loved her fur babies, and she will forever be in our hearts.

Elizabeth loved nature, taking a bike ride in the countryside, and cuddling with her fur babies under a warm blanket. She loved traveling and had visited many places across Europe as well as several states across the U.S. Elizabeth loved trying new foods and she had a weakness for French pastries. She loved learning other languages and spoke Spanish fluently as well as some basic French. Beth loved the sighting of Bluebonnets in the summer when she lived in Texas and enjoyed the outdoors in general. She had a passion for reading and creative writing. She also liked old fashion things and visiting museums and historical places. Elizabeth was a very intelligent lady with a curious mind who strived to learn about new things all the time.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 12 P.M. at Lynchburg Church of Christ 19550 Leesville Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502 with Reverend Ray Eure officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Baptist Church in Concord, Virginia.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, Virginia is assisting the family.


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Nous nous souvenons bien de vous et nous vous souhaitons de trouver la paix dans l’autre monde. Puissiez-vous retrouver les animaux que vous aimiez.

Posted by Famille Cordier on January 31, 2023

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We miss her at Mary Peacock!

Posted by Jamie Franklin on January 26, 2023

To All Her Family and Friends, I'm very sorry for your loss and may your Sweet Angel rest in peace up above. Our most heartfelt condolences. Glenna W. Carr

Posted by Glenna W Carr on January 25, 2023

I grieve because I have loved as we love people in spite of how a relationship ends. I grieve because we share history, even when the journey ended. I grieve because I cared, despite our differences. May you find the peace you were longing for, and may you be reunited with Sophie, Toby, and Bailey who we both loved so dearly. I would appreciate if anyone who read this would light a candle in her memory, to ease her soul and lighten her spirit, and for her to know that she did not die alone, and that the world was there by her side. Take your time to reflect on those you love and those who have passed.

Posted by Eric Jean Weiss on January 24, 2023

Beth was an amazing woman and teacher. She really cared about her students and staff that she worked with. She will be missed by her students who really cared about her and the staff she worked with as well. My condolences to all of her family and friends, I know she will be missed by many. Peace be with you Beth.

Posted by Karyn Crocker on January 24, 2023

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