BELMONT - Roma Lois Gentry Cordle, 93, died Nov. 12, 2012, at Kindred Care in Gastonia.
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She was born July 21, 1919, in Cherokee County, Ala, the youngest child of Jesse Randall and Nancy Ida Payne Gentry.
In addition to her parents and many siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Herbert Edwin Cordle, Sr., by her daughter, Peggy Lois Cordle Murphy, and by her daughter-in-law, Donna Jean Stancell Cordle.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors of Mrs. Cordle include her son, Herbert E. Cordle Jr. of Belmont; grandchildren, Nikki Barker and husband Greg of Gas-tonia, Herbert E. "Cory" Cordle III and wife Lisa of Belmont, Paige Long and husband Frank of Lowell, Scott Murphy, Brent Mur-phy, both of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Breeanna Cordle, Landen Barker, A.J. Barker, Brandon Long, Riley Long, and Christopher Murphy; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be private for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
, Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Char-lotte, NC 28215-3220.
Condolence messages may be sent online at www.McLeanFuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the family of Mrs. Cordle.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue
Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 14, 2012