Obituaries for July 15, 2014

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Melody McLean

Melody Clark McLean, 60, of Lenoir passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at her home. Born June 23, 1954, in Caldwell County, Melody was a daughter of the late Coye Ransom and Katherine Beane Clark.

Melody loved the mountains and gardening.

She is survived by her two children, Lori Lail of Granite Falls and Jason Fulbright of Newton; one sister, Lois Clark of Hudson; Three half-brothers, Larry Clark of Collettsville, Gary Clark of Hudson, and Jeff Clark of Collettsville; two grandchildren, Trey Lail and Octavise Davidson; and her niece, Christie Clark.

A celebration of Melody’s life will be held 5 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 4 until 5 p.m., one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be sent to the McLean Family at www.evansfuneralservice.com

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir is serving the McLean Family.

Stella Roberts

Stella Marie Roberts, 97, of Roberts Lane, Lenoir, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Lenoir HealthCare Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1916, in Caldwell County to the late James W. and Florence Fox Roberts. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Edith Smith; brothers, Ivey Roberts, Ralph Roberts, Boone Roberts and Max Roberts; and seven nieces and nephews.

She was a faithful member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church and attended for 97 years. She was a dedicated Sunday school teacher for much of the time.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Julie Roberts. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Mount Hermon United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 625, Hudson, N.C. 28645, or Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com.

Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy Fry

Nancy Bunton Fry, 69, of Hendersonville passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 3 p.m. at Bass-Smith Granite Chapel. The family will receive friends 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. prior to the service at Bass-Smith Granite.

Alice Washington

Alice G. Hardy Washington, 92, of Morganton passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, July 15, at 11 a.m. in the St. John AME Church cemetery, Nebo. Ebony Funeral Services of Morganton is in charge of arrangements.