Frances Homesley

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CHERRYVILLE - Frances Eileen Davis Homesley, 90, passed away July 27, 2013, at Caromont Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Homesley was born June 14, 1923, in Cherokee, S.C., daughter of the late Arthur and Eva Mae Tate Davis.

Frances was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Cherryville where she enjoyed her Sunday School class and her missions group. She was also one of the members of the "Birthday Girls." She had retired from South School as the cafeteria manager.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Amos Pinkney "A.P." Homesley Jr.; a son, Richard Steven Homesley; and a sister, Rita Hollwedel.

Survivors include her son, Amos P. Homesley III "Buddy" (Jane) of Cherryville; daughter, Kay H. Turner (Larry) of Cherryville; grandchildren, Elizabeth Jagielski (Jerry), Lawrence David Turner, Jr. (Amy), Millicent Heavner (Scott), and Amos P. "Kelly" Homesley IV(Trudie); great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Zachary, Dave, Rachel, Maggie Beth, Micah Ty, Aaron, Dayne, and Allie Kay; sister-in-law, Margie Homesley; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A service of remembrance will be held noon Monday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.

Burial will follow in City Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to COC of First Baptist Church, 301 East First St., Cherryville, NC 28021.

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Published in Gaston Gazette on July 28, 2013