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Mary Wilma Lail

November 3, 1930 — September 7, 2023

Shelby, NC

 

   Mary Wilma Martin Lail, age 92 of Shelby, NC, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023, at Peak Resources in Shelby.

   She is survived by her children, Paulette Owens (James), Clyde King, and Larry Lail, all of Shelby, NC, twelve grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, eight great great grandchildren, a brother, Trudy Martin of Cherokee Falls, SC, and two sisters, Thelma Hughes and Bonnie Walker, both of Shelby, NC.

   Born November 3, 1930, in York County, SC, Mary was the daughter of the late Boyd Franklin Martin and Mattie Peterson Martin and was preceded in death by husband of 41 years, Ambrose Carl Lail Jr., and three sons, Billy King, Anthony Lail, and Ambrose Lail III, a grandson, Bradley Lail, and two brothers, David Martin and Noah Lee Martin.

   Wilma was a wife, mother, grandmother, and sister to many.  She was a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church for many years.  Wilma enjoyed reading her Bible, sewing, crocheting, completing her word search books, and spending time with her family and friends.  Her heart and home was always filled with love and laughter.    

   A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Monday, September 11, 2023, at Cleveland Funeral Services conducted by Rev. Johnny Owens and Rev. Jerry Allen.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A burial will follow at Cleveland Memorial Park.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Kidney Foundation, 1921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

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

A service of Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, Inc.

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Visitation

Monday, September 11, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory

2518 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 11, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory

2518 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150

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Burial

Monday, September 11, 2023

Cleveland Memorial Park

1225 College Ave, Shelby, NC 28152

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