Alma Buchanan Tolley, age 97, of Spruce Pine died Thursday, May 14, 2009 at her home.
A native of Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Juanita Ledford Buchanan. She was the wife of the late Wrenn Tolley who passed away in 1983. She retired from Peebles Clothing of Spruce Pine in 1983 and was member of the Snow Hill Baptist Church. She was a charter member of Spruce Pine Chapter #27 Order of the Easter Star and served as the first Worthy Matron for the chapter. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Margaret Hall who passed away in 2006.
The funeral services for Mrs. Alma Tolley will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home. The Rev. Bill Sweetser will officiate the service. Interment will be in the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at Webb Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Mrs. Alma Tolley is survived by a son-in-law; Calvin Hall of Spruce Pine; one grandson; John Hall and wife, Sandy of Spruce Pine; two granddaughters; Helen Baucom and husband, Chris of Clemmons, NC and Regina Moore and husband, Travis of Spruce Pine; great grandsons; William Baucom of Clemmons, NC and Eric Moore of Spruce Pine; and a great granddaughter; Tiffany Hall of Spruce Pine.
The family would like to extend ‘Special Thanks’ to care givers; Anita Woody and Rhonda Ratliff.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made in honor of the life of Mrs. Alma Tollley to: Hospice and Palliative of Mitchell County, P.O. Box 38, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
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