Alice Lemons

ELLENBORO - Alice Virginia Lemons, 90, of Arbian Drive, died July 9, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Dovie Hayes Boone.

She was a member of Mt Olivet Baptist Church in Hopewell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Martin Lemons; two sisters; and one brother.

She is survived by her two daughters, Pat Willis and husband John, and Kathryn Grigg; two sons, Billy Lemons and wife Rose, and
Buck Lemons, all of Ellenboro; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Watson officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

CLERGY: Rev. Jonathan Watson.

Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery in Hopewell.

Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent online at

Funeral Home

Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 482-2424

Published in Gaston Gazette on July 11, 2013