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Josephine Bird Pail

April 12, 1947 — March 12, 2023

Shelby, NC

Mrs. Josephine Elizabeth Bird Pail, age 75 of Shelby, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 12, 2023, at her residence.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dennis Charles Pail Sr., of the home, her children, Terry Westphalen (David) of Shelby, NC, and Dennis Pail Jr. of Douglasville, GA, two grandchildren, Courtney Carver (McAlly Vega) of Shelby, NC, and Crystal Brooks (Kenny Schmidt) of Shelby, NC, two great grandchildren, Carter Schmidt and Phoenix Vega, two brothers, John “Mickey” Bird (Beth) of Somers Point, NJ, and Robert Bird of EHT, NJ, three sisters, Ruth Steelman of Oceanview, NJ, Delores McClain of EHT, NJ, and Milly Kleva (Michael) of Galloway, NJ, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Born April 12, 1947, in Atlantic County, NJ, Josephine was the daughter of the late Alan Bird and Josephine Clark Bird and was preceded in death by four brothers, George Bird Sr., Ronald Bird, Alan Bird, and Charles Bird, and two sisters, Margaret “Peggy” Flash and Joan Wilson.

Josephine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.  She enjoyed attending craft shows, working at Walmart, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.  Josephine was the kind of person that would always bring a smile to your face and she will be dearly missed by all that knew her.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel conducted by Rev. Shane Adkins.  A visitation will be held from 2:00pm – 3:00pm prior to the service at the funeral home.

To sign the guest book, please go to www.clevelandfuneralservices.com.

A service of Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, Inc.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, March 18, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cleveland Funeral Service Chapel

2518 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cleveland Funeral Service Chapel

2518 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150

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