Avery, Maude Cain (2009)

Obituary of Maude Cain Avery ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Maude Cain Avery, age 88 of Nebo went to meet her Lord Tuesday February 17, 2009.  A native of Mitchell County, she was born to the late Martha Yelton Cain and Chesley Cain.  In addition to her mother and father she was preceded in death by husbands Charlie Rector Weeks, Marshall Slagle and Wallace Avery and two sons, Charles Weeks and James Weeks.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, daughters: Arlene Terry, Betty W. Mace and husband Arnold, Emma Lou Smith and husband Junior, Josie Rockett and friend Bill Surratt, Anna Moore and husband Clay; a son Hershel Dean Weeks; thirty seven grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday February 26, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Gentry officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 PM one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  A very special thank you goes to Sunrise Rehab and Care Center and to The Marion Fire Dept. where grandson James Mace and wife Julie are members.  Also a note of gratitude to Westmoreland Funeral Home for all their assistance during this time of sorrow.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Volunteer Association of the Marion Fire Dept. PO Box 547 Marion, NC 28752.  Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 25, 2008 Volume 15 # 8