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Obituary for Louise McLain Staley

Mrs. Louise McLain Staley, age 94 of Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Villages of Wilkes.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Monday, August 14, 2017 at Fishing Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Cardwell and Rev. Darrell Poole officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Staley was born June 3, 1923 in Wilkes County to Robert Sherrill “Jack” and Oma Mink McLain. She was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Albert Ray “Lee” Staley, one sister; Betty McLain Mayberry and two brothers; James David “Son” McLain and Robert Sherrill McLain.

She is survived by; two daughters; Judy Staley Anderson of Wilkesboro and Janet Staley Newsom and husband Robert of Signal Mt. TN., two grandchildren; J. Keith Anderson and Derick Lee Anderson, three great grandchildren; Joseph Lee Anderson, Montana Shay Anderson and Staley Derick Anderson and one great great grandson; Gannon Lee Anderson and two sisters; Helen McLain Cox and Ruth McLain Moore both of Wilkesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Freida Smithey, 925 Old Hwy 60, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fishing Creek Baptist Church

Old 60
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





3:00 PM
Fishing Creek Baptist Church

Old 60
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

Old 60
North Wilkesboro, NC

Memorial Contribution

Fishing Creek Baptist Church

c/o Freida Smithey
925 Old Hwy 60
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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